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Worth It All

We had the BEST time with our little girl this weekend!! We bonded with her so much and she just kept giving us sweet little kisses.  Leaving her behind was just the PITS.  Thankfully, we won't have many more goodbyes.  However, we have to continue the relating process with her so the social worker can give a report to the judge on how Anahi is dealing with her new family (that would be us).  So, I (Julie) am leaving on an overnight bus for Asuncion and will be with her until Friday night.  Norb is holding the fort down here (and teaching my classes) while I'm gone. 

Our big interview with the judge is in one week, on August 30.  If all goes well, we will be named Anahi's legal guardians until the adoption process is complete.  We aren't sure when this long process will end the adoption will be complete, but we're grateful to God for our little girl and recognize that all these sacrifices are totally worth having her in our arms.  


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