Waiting to be Chosen: Lorelai

August 24, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Say hello to lovely Lorelai! Born in June 2003, she is a beautiful 13 year old girl who will age out of the system and no longer be eligible to be adopted next summer. This outgoing, cheerful, and active girl is happiest when helping others. Her Chinese name means “hope” and it is the hope …Read More

Find My Family: Maryanne and Luke

August 20, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Meet Maryanne. Maryanne is like the precious picture she drew of a little girl reaching out to a mother with tears in her eyes and a beautiful rainbow in the background. She has a light about her and an inner and outer beauty that makes her shine. Maryanne is a beautiful 9-year-old girl who came …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Brett and Samuel

August 16, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Meet fun-loving Brett. Brett is an adorable and energetic 10-year-old who was hosted via Madison Adoption Associate’s IL/MO hosting program in June and July. From Brett’s host mom: Since Brett has been with us, he has blossomed with big smiles and a cheerful attitude. He loves to play and sing in Chinese with our three …Read More

Urgent Aging Out Child: Danny

August 11, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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This little guy with a sweet smile needs a forever family. He enjoys reading books and is very interested in geometry. He also enjoys playing with kids in a group. Danny is 13 years old and was born in December 2002. He was found in 2006, when he was four years old. He was taken …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Alton

August 9, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Meet Alton. And possibly the most kissable cheeks ever. Alton’s caregivers describe him as strong, smart and outgoing. They say that he follows instructions, and is able to make choices between two options. A chubby boy, he tries to eat very fast so the caregivers intentionally feed him slowly. He likes to stack blocks, drive …Read More

Find My Family: Kaia, Niko and Jasper

August 3, 2016 by nohandsbutours Carolina Adoption Services, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Meet Kaia. Kaia turned two in June. Her caregivers describe her as having a laid back personality. She prefers listening to music and playing with toys that make sounds. When she is called or cuddled, she will laugh happily! She is not afraid of strangers. Kaia has Down syndrome. A cardiac ultrasound report dated February …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: The Terrific Trio

August 1, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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How can so much cuteness be wrapped up in these three kiddos? Tallulah and Bruno have grown up together, they are like sister and brother. Sweet Eli joined them a bit later, and now these three have the best friendship ever… Meet amazing Tallulah. Tallulah was born in April 2009 and is adorable, spunky, and …Read More

Find My Family: Matt

July 28, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Sweet Matt is a quiet and gentle little boy. He is 3 years old. He is very active and loves listening to music and is often found engaged in reading picture books. Matt loves to crawl and can also walk with assistance. Matt has Down syndrome and is a great sleeper and gets along well …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Nikki and Katie

July 22, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Meet sweet Nikki. Nikki is an adorable six year old girl with a tender heart for others. Nikki’s special need is Down syndrome and esotropia. Nikki came to Lifeline’s March Kids Camp and was a joy to be around. She is described as outgoing, active, and full of spunk. She is strong willed and has …Read More

Luke Waits

July 20, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Meet seven year old Luke! Luke is a charming boy who has a close relationship with his caregivers and is known around the orphanage for his helpfulness. He is attentive when the little ones cry and runs errands for his caregivers when they need an extra hand. Luke likes to play games with others, especially …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Lana and Josiah

July 19, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Meet little Lana. Lana is a precious 15 month old little girl who loves to smile. Lana’s special need is Down syndrome and congenital heart disease. The Chinese name that was chosen for this sweet girl means beautiful and smart — she has definitely lived up to her name. She is described as gentle, very …Read More

Find My Family: Calvin

July 16, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Calvin is a precious little guy from Southern China. He was born February of 2014 and has thalassemia. He has received blood transfusions to help raise his hemoglobin numbers. This cute little guy can walk alone steadily and scribble with a pen. He speaks in short sentences and understands what others are saying to him. …Read More

Find My Family: Tilly

July 14, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 1 Comments

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This precious girl is 2-year-old Tilly! Tilly is newly listed with Madison Adoption Associates and is diagnosed as having Down syndrome. Tilly has a good mental state, good diet, and is a deep sleeper. She is quiet, likes to be teased, and has a ready smile. Tilly is able to hold toys on her own …Read More

Find My Family: Jocelyn

July 12, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Sweet little Jocelyn is a 15 month old baby girl who is described as gentle, cute, and quiet. She likes it when the caretaker cuddles or teases her. She can play with toys and likes watching her hands. She will smile at you when she is happy and she is generally good spirited. Jocelyn has …Read More

Find My Family: Lindsay

July 8, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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5 year old Lindsay is a precious little girl who was found abandoned when she was 2 years old. Madison Adoption Associates’ staff have fallen in love with this sweet girl and are determined to find a forever family for her! Lindsay was diagnosed with spastic CP, which affects her legs. She has had surgery …Read More

Find My Family: ZR

July 6, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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“ZR,” a little boy who will turn 5 next month, has captured the heart of agency staff who met him through their one-on-one orphanage partnership. His name means “unstoppable” and he certainly doesn’t let his medical need slow him down. ”ZR” was observed to have a bright personality, has a lot of curiosity and loves …Read More

Find My Family: Sullivan

July 2, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Sullivan, born April 2008, is a shy boy who seemed nervous to talk with agency staff on their trip in April 2016. He stood rocking a little on his feet. He is diagnosed with epidermis bullosa, and had several painful looking blisters on his hands. Caregivers say the blisters mainly appear in the same areas, …Read More

Urgent Medical Need: Gil

June 30, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Gil was born in January 2009 and found abandoned in a hospital when he was 18 months old. He has been diagnosed with severe Thalassemia. He is receiving regular blood transfusions, however, agency reps who have met him and followed his care say his treatment is not sufficient and the ramifications of his disease are …Read More

Waiting Children: Holden and Arlo

June 28, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Holden is almost 3 years old and has a sweet smile. He is described as full of energy & ticklish. He has repaired cleft lip and palate and his file notes that his development is behind other children his age. As of Dec 2015 when his file was prepared he was able to sit up …Read More

5 Waiting Children from Bethel China

June 22, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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During the month of June we are joining Bethel China in highlighting children who are available for adoption. All of these children are blind or have significant vision loss. All of them need a forever family. For more information on any of these children, please email Anna at Bethel China. Josh is five-year-old boy who …Read More

Find My Family: Tammy

June 14, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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This beautiful little princess is Tammy. She just turned two in April and has Down syndrome. She was found at about three months of age and has been healthy and cute. She has grown “more and more wonderful” according to her caregivers! At 18 months, she was able to walk about in her walker, which …Read More

5 Waiting Children from Bethel China

June 12, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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During the month of June we are joining Bethel China in highlighting children who are available for adoption. All of these children are blind or have significant vision loss. All of them need a forever family. For more information on any of these children, please email Anna at Bethel China. Richard is a cute four-year-old …Read More

Find My Family: Kai

June 10, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Would you look at this little sweet pea?! He is darling! Kai is celebrating his third birthday in January. He was found at 6 months and has lived at the orphanage since, with the exception of hospitalization to monitor his heart. He has Down Syndrome, and a VSD that they elected not to surgically repair …Read More

5 Waiting Children from Bethel China

June 6, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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During the month of June we are joining Bethel China in highlighting children who are available for adoption. All of these children are blind or have significant vision loss. All of them need a forever family. For more information on any of these children, please email Anna at Bethel China. Levi is always giggling! He …Read More

Meet Xiao!

June 2, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Say hello to little miss Xiao! Cutie patootie Xiao is an active and bright 3 year old firl who is ready to find her family! She cannot see, but her nannies believe she has some light sensation. They say she “happily walks to and fro toward the light,” and she enjoys playing with toys that …Read More

Find My Family: Gary

May 24, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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We have a treat for you today, a precious and sweet little boy. Two year old Gary is a handsome little boy born in September 2013! He was a tiny little guy when he was found and so assumed to be premature (3 lb). He has a sensitive special need for which he has had …Read More

Aging Out Waiting Child: Wren

May 18, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Wren is described as active and smart. He likes outdoor activities and gets along with others well. He has lots of friends. Wren is also described as sensible, obedient, and innocent. He greet whoever he meets politely. He can usually answer questions others cannot. Wren is a bit shorter than his peers, but he is …Read More

Find My Family: Henry

May 16, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Meet Henry, age 4.5. He was abandoned on the day of his birth. Henry underwent a successful surgery last summer for hypospadias and is also diagnosed with cryptorchidism (undescended testicles), but he does have normal bowel and bladder control. He was initially labeled with disorder of sexual development, but the orphanage says they are certain …Read More

Find My Family: Trent

May 10, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait, Liberty 0 Comments

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Trent is a gorgeous little boy waiting for his forever family to see him! Trent is newly listed with Madison Adoption Associates. He is three years old and is diagnosed with ankle joint contracture of both knees; reduced muscular tension. His file states that after admission, he was given symptomatic and supportive treatment and received …Read More

My Buddy Jack

May 6, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Let me tell you a little bit about Jack. Why?? Because he just might be one of the greatest kids I’ve ever met!! Some kids you meet in trips like this one are just special. They have that spark, that presence that allows them to just capture your heart in a way that time and …Read More

Find My Family: Duo

May 4, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait, Liberty 0 Comments

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Duo is 11, and now listed as Cody with Holt! He has a prosthetic leg and scoliosis. Duo came into care when he was a baby; he has scoliosis and his left leg was amputated and he wears a prosthetic leg. He walks freely, although he may have some pain if he walks for a …Read More

Find My Family: Jade

April 28, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Jade has resided in a foster family since birth. She is fond of playing with other kids, and shares toys with them. She pays attention to keeping clean, she likes wearing pretty clothes. Jade was born with a cleft palate which was repaired in 2009. She has delayed language and cognitive development. She goes to …Read More

Xia Waits

April 26, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Xia will turn six years old in May. She is outgoing and active-she’s described as an extrovert. Xia likes to play with other children, listen to music, and watch TV. She likes toys with bright colors or toys that play music. Xia attends kindergarten which she enjoys. She turns her homework in on time and …Read More

Find My Family: Edward

April 22, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Edward is a 3 year old sweet little boy who resides at one of Nightlight Christian Adoption’s 1-2-1 orphanages in China. His special need is Down syndrome. Edward is very outgoing and is always happy to meet someone new. In general his caretakers say that is very adventurous and is always exploring new things in …Read More

“I hope you can help me find a family soon…”

April 21, 2016 by nohandsbutours Advocacy, Children Who Wait, Kelly 1 Comments

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Dear Uncle and Aunt, I am very happy to write this letter to you. My name is W____. I’m thirteen years old. I study in the senior class here, and my favorite class is Table Tennis. I desire to be adopted by an American family. When I see some other children going abroad, I really …Read More

Find My Family: Eliza

April 20, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait, Liberty 0 Comments

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Eliza is a 4 year old little girl who resides at one of Nightlight Christian Adoption’s 1-2-1 orphanages in China. Eliza has been diagnosed with Down syndrome. The staff say she is very friendly and cheerful. She does not express herself well verbally but does know some words such as “mom” and “dad”. She tends …Read More

find my family: Laina

April 16, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 2 Comments

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Laina is a precious two year old little girl who is listed with BAAS. Her special need is cerebral palsy. Laina is a beautiful little girl! She responds to others asking for her belongings and waves goodbye to others. She is a good sleeper and likes playing with toys. Laini’s file reports that she is …Read More

Meet Blake!

April 12, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Meet Blake! Born February 2014, he is described as an affectionate little boy who loves to be held—he’ll sweetly lean his head against his caregiver’s shoulder when she carries him in her arms. He was born with a hemangioma on his face; according to his report, there are no concerns regarding his eyesight or hearing …Read More

Find My Family: Lexi

April 10, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Lexi (born August 2011) is a strong, sweet girl who loves to play games and read picture books with her nanny! She was born with a skin condition called epidermis bullosa which needs extra care and attention; her skin is easily affected by friction and even small knocks, resulting in painful blisters and sores. She …Read More

Find My Family: Elijah

April 8, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Elijah turns 13 this coming June, he needs a family to move forward to adopt him within the next year. He was found abandoned at the orphanage gate at five years old. On admission to the institute it was found that he suffered from cerebral palsy, was tested to have normal intelligence and was found …Read More

Find My Family: Bryan

March 28, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Bryan has hemophilia and he is waiting for his forever family to find him! He is almost 9, and is extroverted, sociable, smart and able. His Chinese name means “loving heart with a soul as clear as a creek.” He deserves a family to call his own and access to the world’s best medical care, …Read More

Find My Family: Miles

March 20, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Meet Miles who just turned eight and wants to find security and love in a family of his own. He was abandoned when he was two years old and has been raised in an orphanage ever since. Miles has been diagnosed with hemophilia, and because of his diagnosis, his caregivers limit his activity. Nevertheless, he …Read More

Find My Family: Chuck

March 18, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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This sweet smiling boy is Chuck who was born in April of 2011 and will celebrate his 5th birthday next month. This precocious, little boy has hemophilia and a heart condition. He has lived with his foster grandmother, “aunt” and “uncle” since May of 2015. This precious little guy loves to play with toys, help …Read More

Aging Out Child: Corey

March 16, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 1 Comments

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Corey is outgoing, social and active. His favorite activities are playing basketball and table tennis. He behaves well in school. His grades are not where they should be, but he gets along well with other children and has strong organizing ability. His file says that Corey is going through a bit of a rebellious phase, …Read More

Find My Family: Kurt

March 10, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Kurt is a five year old boy listed with a limb deformity. He is currently designated to Small World Adoptions. Kurt is enjoys good health, and is described as open, and active. He likes learning, and does addition and subtraction. He has motion barriers due to his deformity, but always tries and has basic self …Read More

Find My Family: Redford

March 6, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Redford is a handsome boy, who is 11 years old, and on the agency list at Hawaii International Child! He came to the orphanage when he was around 2 years old. Redford was diagnosed with Thalassemia, and currently receives transfusions every 3 to 4 weeks. His development has been on target, and he is an …Read More

Find My Family: Lyn

March 2, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Lyn is a 7 year old girl listed with Nightlight Christian Adoptions through an orphanage partnership. She is currently in school and loves learning. One of her favorite classes is English! She currently lives with a foster family who say that she is very kind and often cares for others. When she and her foster …Read More

find my family: Brady

February 28, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Brady is quite the kid! He fun and athletic and has an amazing smile! Brady is an athletic, relational boy who truly wants a family of his own. He has tested positive for HIV, which is well controlled with medication. He is healthy and active and enjoys riding bikes, playing cards and swimming in addition …Read More

find my family: Jaxon

February 22, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Jaxon was born in March 2014 and found abandoned in a Baby Safety Island for his institute. His birth family left a note with him saying he had Brittle Bone Disease. After admission it was noted that he had moderate malnutrition and Congenital Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI). When Jaxon was 8 months old he was treated …Read More

Find My Family: Mallory

February 12, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Mallory is an adorable 11 year old girl who is newly listed with Madison Adoption Associates via an orphanage partnership. Mallory came into care as a baby and was showing delays at 8 months of age. Because of the delays, the orphanage had her get a CT scan. The CT scan showed low density shadows …Read More

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