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Laranda's Story

Laranda
3 years old

Born prematurely, Cerebral palsy

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Meet Laranda

Laranda is interactive and playful, and is happiest in someone’s arms. She’s also spunky and bouncy, and we’re so grateful to be able to care for her.

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We see so much joy in Laranda’s beautiful, vibrant eyes and bright smile. Laranda can often be found exploring the room in her walker, causing smiles wherever she goes! She is delighted in by all of her nannies, and we love her.

Earlier this year Laranda moved to our Care Center in Jiaozuo and she is doing well. Her nannies and nurses describe her as a happy and beautiful girl with a big smile and sweet laugh. The older she gets the stronger she grows, and she is able to sit by herself more and more.

Laranda’s favorite part of preschool is story time. She enjoys curling up in her teacher’s lap and looking at all the pictures as they read together.

Laranda brings a party wherever she goes! She’s full of energy and loves to play. Everyone has a great time with her and she keeps us constantly smiling!

Laranda has so much joy! Her smiles and brighten our days, and we feel so privileged to be able to love and care for her.

We had a great time welcoming the Fall season at Maria’s with a festival. The children had fun dressing up in costumes and collecting treats like candy, stickers, and bubbles from different caregivers around the room. Laranda looked radiant as a butterfly. She wore a fancy pink tutu with a fun pink and green butterfly headband!

Autumn is here in Luoyang, and the nannies and children have been enjoying the cooler weather by spending a lot of time outside. We’ve had several cool days with beautiful blue skies! Laranda loves being outdoors and going on walks.

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