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Sheldon's Story


Down syndrome, liver condition

Meet Sheldon

Sheldon is such a cutie. We love him very much, and are so thankful for the privilege of caring for him.


Recent Updates

Sheldon recently returned to his guardian orphanage. We will miss his giggles and all of the fun and snuggles. We know that his light will shine wherever he goes, and we are so blessed to have had the opportunity to know and love him. Please keep Sheldon and those who cared and will care for him in your prayers.

Summer has arrived at Maria’s Big House of Hope, and that means pool days have returned. Sheldon absolutely delighted in the water. He splashed non-stop and it was clear that he could have stayed in the pool all day long. We’re excited to continue to play and explore new experiences with Sheldon this summer.

Sheldon loves the new sensory boards in preschool. He likes jingling the bells and looking in the mirror. He’s full of sweetness and snuggles and we love him very much. Thank you for your prayers and support as we care for Sheldon.

Sheldon’s greatest joy is music. Whether he’s clapping to the beat or dancing around the room in the arms of a friend, you’re sure to find Sheldon with a big smile on his face. One of our greatest hopes is for Sheldon to soon share these sweet moments in the arms of a loving family through adoption.

Sheldon loves playing with balls and we are proud of his skill at playing catch. He loves to roll or throw the ball back and forth. If you miss the ball and it rolls away, he laughs with delight! We ask for prayers that Sheldon will continue to remain healthy during the remaining cold-season months.

Sheldon enjoyed celebrating the holiday season with his nannies and friends, listening to cheerful music and clapping along. We are inspired by who he is, and we’re so proud of the strides he’s made this past year. We love to celebrate Sheldon, and ask that you join us in praying for this amazing little boy.

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