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Joseph's Story

3 years old

Down Syndrome, congenital heart disease

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Meet Joseph

Joseph is a smiley, friendly little boy. We’re all smitten with his big grin!


Recent Updates

Though Joseph wasn’t too sure at first about the snow and cold weather in Luoyang, he eventually warmed up to the idea and had a great time playing in the snow with his friends! We’ve had several snow days already this year, and it’s been so much fun to watch the children’s curiosity and wonder.

Joseph keeps us entertained and laughing with his goofy personality. Between making ornaments with his cute fingerprint, having fun in preschool (especially with treats in his stocking), and dressing up as a cow for our Nativity photos, Joseph had a fun Christmas season! He enjoyed playing in the tinsel and with the ornaments in his Christmas photos, and he looked adorable in his Santa hat!

How cute is Joseph dressed as a tiger? He had great time at our Fall Festival entertaining everyone—going from booth to booth, full of smiles and silliness. He especially enjoyed the sticker booth as he decked himself out in stickers!

Joseph had a blast at our recent end of summer party. He had a great time splashing in the water, eating watermelon, and hanging out with friends. He looked super cool sporting his red sunglasses and spiked hair, and he definitely has the personality to match!

Joseph recently turned three years old. He’s had a fun month full of parties and a pool day, and we love getting to celebrate him! Joseph is growing up quickly and doing well. We are prayerful that his coming year will bring big and exciting things for him.

We had a great time celebrating Easter at Maria’s Big House of Hope. Joseph enjoyed hunting for eggs, but had an even better time eating the marshmallows that were inside them!

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