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

Urgent Aging Out Child: Rebekah

April 30, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait, Liberty 0 Comments

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Rebekah is 13 years old and will age out of the adoption system on her 14th birthday in November. Rebekah is an HIV carrier and lives in a group home setting with other children who have also tested positive for HIV. She was with her birth family and cared for by the community until she …Read More

Find My Family: Theo

April 24, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait, Liberty 0 Comments

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Theo was placed in his foster family at birth in May of 2014. He was born blind, and has had two eye surgeries in December 2014 and September 2015. Due to his blindness he is not as comfortable with new people, but he enjoys being held and interacting with his foster mother. He can walk …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

what we’re reading: 4.4.16

April 4, 2016 by nohandsbutours Liberty, What We're Reading 0 Comments

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We are welcoming in April with this great compilation of blog posts, news articles, and links to traveling families. So much good stuff has been happening the last few months. So get a comfy spot, and get to clicking. As always, we are grateful for your contributions for future posts. Simply fill out the forms …Read More

what we’re reading: 1.2.16

January 2, 2016 by nohandsbutours Liberty, What We're Reading 0 Comments

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Happy, happy New Year to all of our No Hands But Ours readers! Your gift from us is this compilation of amazing articles, inspiring blog posts, and traveling families for you to peruse. As always, our hope is that you enjoy reading through these posts. And that perhaps you would add something to do with …Read More

Beyond Adoption: The Advocate

December 20, 2015 by nohandsbutours Advocacy, Beyond Adoption, December 2015 Feature - Beyond Adoption, Liberty, other ways to care for the orphan 1 Comments

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Advocate is a powerful word. It carries so much meaning in its 8 little letters. Merriam-Webster’s definition: 1. one that pleads the cause of another 2. one that defends or maintains a cause 3. one that supports or promotes the interests of another This definition sure sounds mighty familiar. It seems as if Mr. Webster might …Read More

what we’re reading: 9.2.15

September 2, 2015 by nohandsbutours Liberty, What We're Reading 0 Comments

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Hello end of summer, to celebrate we have some great links for you to peruse today! To share a blog post or news article go here. To share your blog with our readers, as a soon-to-be traveling family, go here. Andrea looks back on what she has Learned Over the Past Two Years. She shares …Read More

what we’re reading: 8.2.15

August 2, 2015 by nohandsbutours Liberty, What We're Reading 0 Comments

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Hello August, hello new family travel blogs (my favorite!), and hello news articles and posts of interest! Thank you to everyone who contributed to this month’s compilation, keep the links coming! To share a blog post or news article go here. To share your blog with our readers, as a soon-to-be traveling family, go here. …Read More

what we’re reading: 7.2.15

July 2, 2015 by nohandsbutours Liberty, What We're Reading 1 Comments

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It is our pleasure to bring you another episode of What We’re Reading. We have a long list of traveling family blogs to share with you. These people are becoming lovingly acquainted with the heat of summer in Guangzhou and other regions of China, Lord bless them all! Thank you to everyone who shared their …Read More

what we’re reading: 6.2.15

June 2, 2015 by nohandsbutours Liberty, What We're Reading 0 Comments

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You guys, so many families traveling for their little ones to share with you! Grab a comfy spot in the shade, get yourself a nice cool drink, turn on the sprinklers for the kids, and don’t forget your box of tissues before you start going through this episode of “What We’re Reading.” So much joy …Read More

what we’re reading: 5.14.15

May 14, 2015 by nohandsbutours Liberty, What We're Reading 0 Comments

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We are going to try to keep the ball rolling on these What We’re Reading posts but we definitely need your help. If you have read or written something you think would be a good addition to a future post, we would appreciate you sharing it with us: To share a blog post or news …Read More

what we’re reading: 5.2.15

May 2, 2015 by nohandsbutours Liberty, What We're Reading 0 Comments

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So….is it possible it has been six months since our last “What We’re Reading links” post? Sorry about that. We’ve been hopping in these parts with some amazing series and posts, but regardless we have some articles and traveling families to share with you today. As always, if you’ve read or written something you think …Read More

four families found

March 24, 2015 by nohandsbutours Family Found, fundraisers, Liberty 0 Comments

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Advocating for Children Who Wait is an important part of what we do here on No Hands But Ours. We celebrate with great joy every time we learn that there is a Family Found for one of these children. Today we would like to share four children who were highlighted on NHBO who now have …Read More

Disruption: the facts

March 3, 2015 by nohandsbutours disruption, Liberty, March 2015 Feature - Disruption 1 Comments

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The beginning of March marks the start of a series where we will be discussing disruption and dissolution in adoption. We are treading prayerfully and lightly into this realm of the adoption world that is so often avoided. It is hard to talk about. It is complicated. And it is most definitely life altering to …Read More

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