Adoption Stories

The Journey of Adoption
Haley’s Story

Haley’s Story

It is hard to imagine what kind of plan God has for each of us because never in my wildest dreams did I think that our journey to having a family would bring us to another country to find our beautiful daughter Haley. We thought Haley was the most beautiful child in...

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Creedyn’s Story

Creedyn’s Story

Even in their 20s, Cody and Braukel knew God was leading them to grow their family through adoption. They contacted Hope International in 2019 with an interest in adopting a child who had Down Syndrome from Bulgaria. “We knew God had been opening and preparing our...

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Luca’s Story

Luca’s Story

Dimitrios and Julie began the adoption process seeking to adopt an older child in China. With two biological sons, Nikolaou and Elias, they still felt their family was not yet complete. "We knew there were so many great kids out there that don't have families and we...

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Alexis’ Story

Alexis’ Story

  I’m reminded on a daily basis what a precious gift Hope International and the staff provided for Russ and me – a family.  Alexis is so full of energy and such a happy little girl and we are so very blessed to be able to call her our daughter.   Thanks for...

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Margaux’s Story

Margaux’s Story

Dawn Ford and her staff at Hope International made our dreams come true with Margaux. Hope worked with us for 27 months to prepare all our adoption documents. They held our hand throughout the entire process. While in Ukraine, we encountered numerous obstacles and...

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Caleb’s Story

Caleb’s Story

While Megan and Ryan had talked about adopting in the future, neither one thought it would happen for their family in 2016…until one evening when Megan stumbled upon the picture of a 3-year-old boy named Caleb on a website advocating for waiting children. “I saw him...

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Haley’s Story

It is hard to imagine what kind of plan God has for each of us because never in my wildest dreams did I think that our journey to having a family would bring us to another country to find our beautiful daughter Haley. We thought Haley was the most beautiful child in...

read more

Creedyn’s Story

Even in their 20s, Cody and Braukel knew God was leading them to grow their family through adoption. They contacted Hope International in 2019 with an interest in adopting a child who had Down Syndrome from Bulgaria. “We knew God had been opening and preparing our...

read more

Luca’s Story

Dimitrios and Julie began the adoption process seeking to adopt an older child in China. With two biological sons, Nikolaou and Elias, they still felt their family was not yet complete. "We knew there were so many great kids out there that don't have families and we...

read more

Alexis’ Story

  I’m reminded on a daily basis what a precious gift Hope International and the staff provided for Russ and me – a family.  Alexis is so full of energy and such a happy little girl and we are so very blessed to be able to call her our daughter.   Thanks for...

read more

Margaux’s Story

Dawn Ford and her staff at Hope International made our dreams come true with Margaux. Hope worked with us for 27 months to prepare all our adoption documents. They held our hand throughout the entire process. While in Ukraine, we encountered numerous obstacles and...

read more

Caleb’s Story

While Megan and Ryan had talked about adopting in the future, neither one thought it would happen for their family in 2016…until one evening when Megan stumbled upon the picture of a 3-year-old boy named Caleb on a website advocating for waiting children. “I saw him...

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