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Let the Healing Begin!

All the members of our medical team have arrived safely in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. Phnom Penh is the country’s largest and most densely populated city, with over 1.5 million people calling it home. Children will be coming here from all over Cambodia to have surgery this week. Our team photographer, Sherri Cox, snapped some pictures around town to give everyone a feel for where all the excitement will be happening.

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A Teachable Moment

I am sure we have all had those frustrating moments in life when you stop and ask yourself if you are doing enough to teach your children. Mine came Tuesday afternoon when I volunteered for the first time in my daughter’s kindergarten class. I was shocked at the way the children treated their teacher.  I started thinking: Am I doing enough to teach my kids how to respect the institution of school and teachers who work hard for so little in return?

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Leah: LWB’s featured child of the week

Leah-1Leah is a quiet 15-year-old who attends a middle school in Fujian Province, where she has done very well and is near the top of her class in academics. Leah would very much like to continue her education through high school, so that she can one day attend college. She is working hard at her studies and is also beginning to develop her confidence when speaking in front of others. Read more.

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Gwen

Isn’t she adorable?! Gwen is 5 months old and has a serious abdominal birth defect. She is currently stable but needs reconstructive surgery as soon as possible. She needs $4000 for her surgery and travel to Shanghai. To help sponsor Gwen’s surgery, please visit http://www.lovewithoutboundaries.com/medical_sponsor_child.cfm. We gratefully accept donations of any amount towards her surgery. […]

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An Extra Special Going Home Barbie

For adoptive families, the Going Home Barbie presented by the White Swan Hotel is something many families keep as a treasured memory of the time when their child became part of their family. Little Miss Norah has an extra special story for her Going Home Barbie.

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Can You Help Amy?

Amy is a tiny newborn from Guiyang with a serious birth defect. This birth defect is life-threatening if not treated surgically within the few first months or even weeks after birth. We were told last week that little Amy is having a lot of pain and discomfort, and her stomach is now getting quite large.

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Bobby

Look at that impish grin! Bobby is a sweet 9 month old little boy with a limb difference. He is in need of a loving foster family. With his foster care sponsorship, you will receive monthly pictures and updates on Bobby’s development. Would you consider sponsoring Bobby for $35 a month so that he can […]

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Drew

Drew arrived at our Anhui Cleft Healing Home from Sanmenxia, Henan in late April. He was nearly 3 months of age and weighed a mere 6 pounds, 9 ounces. He is a very tiny baby that will now be able to receive nutrition and nurturing from our highly attentive and specially trained nannies. Please consider […]

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The Blessing of Foster Care

There is no greater joy in this world than the joy that comes from being a Mother. Like most mothers, I sit in awe that I have been entrusted with the lives of all of these little ones.

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Maria

Maria is a darling girl who has been featured in our blog several times. Now 2.5 years old, Maria came to our Heartbridge Pediatric Healing Unit when she was just 12 months old. She has been suffering from a rare disorder, possibly Cyclical Vomiting Syndrome, in which she cannot keep down any food or drink […]

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