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Kiah's Story

8 years old

Down Syndrome, Gastrointestinal Condition

Follow Updates

Meet Kiah

Whether you’re a new or old friend, Kiah loves to be close to people. And you’re sure to get a laugh and giggle out of her when she’s being spun around in someone’s arms!


Recent Updates

Kiah thoroughly enjoyed her recent trip to McDonald’s where she discovered her love of hamburgers, chicken nuggets, and especially french fries! She loved it all so much that her friends even shared their’s with her. Kiah is an absolute joy, and we had so much fun on this special outing with her.

No one has ever enjoyed birthday cake as much as Kiah did on her birthday! We celebrated Kiah turning 8 years old with a sweet party full of her friends in preschool. She ended the party feeling celebrated and full of cupcakes with hot pink icing. Kiah is a joy, full of spunk and tenacity, and we love being able to care for her. Please pray with us that Kiah would soon have the opportunity to be celebrated in the love of a family.

Kiah is very ticklish, and her big smile and giggle make us laugh right along with her! As she grows older, her beautiful personality shines more and more, and it’s a joy to watch her blossom. She is full of life, joy, and lots of love!

Kiah looked beautiful dressed up as an angel during our Christmas Nativity photos! She was “angelic” and wonderful all around—as usual. Her Christmas season was full of fun, including her time in preschool where she enjoyed finding new treats in her stocking each day, and making cute Christmas crafts. Kiah is a bright spot in our lives and we love her dearly!

Kiah looked absolutely darling as a ladybug at our Fall Festival! She was enamored with the giant balloons, enjoyed the photo booth with her nanny, had a ladybug painted on her face, and made a cute pumpkin craft using her thumbprints. Kiah had fun running around the party and figuring out all there was to do—but we think she liked the candy booths the best!

Kiah absolutely loves going to her preschool class. When it’s time to go she runs down the hall and bursts into the room in excitement! There are stuffed animals inside the reading teepee, and she always goes straight for her favorite penguin. Kiah is happiest when she’s dressed up in her princess gown, holding her penguin, and eating a snack!

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