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Zion's Story

3 years old

Gastrointestinal Condition, Respiratory Condition

Follow Updates

Meet Zion

Zion exudes joy everywhere he goes. He is spunky and full of life, and he loves a good dance party! He has a wonderful, deep laugh and we love him very much.


Recent Updates

Zion looked adorable in his reindeer glasses and Christmas pajamas. He had the jolliest Christmas season full of fun crafts, handmade ornaments, caroling, and more! In preschool Zion had his very own stocking with a new treat in it each day, and he starred as a shepherd in our Nativity! We love celebrating with Zion.

Zion zoomed around our Fall Festival in his Mario Kart—he even had a balloon attached to his car! He loved visiting all the different booths. He visited the craft booth twice, where he painted a pumpkin with his orange thumbprint, and got a candy corn painted on his face. Zion loves life and loves to party, and we love partying right alongside him!

We recently celebrated Zion turning 3 years old! Zion is a fireball and he brings joy everywhere he goes. His big, bright smile and sweet giggle keep us smiling, and we love his big heart.

Zion took pool day very seriously. It is hot in Luoyang, and we’re having fun passing the days by splashing in the pool. Zion was more interested in figuring out how all the water toys worked than playing with them, and he had a lot of fun hanging out in the water.

Summertime at Maria’s Big House of Hope is off to a fun start. Zion recently enjoyed a trip to McDonald’s where he discovered a love for french fries. And on pool day, he was pretty reserved about getting all the way into the water, but he had a great time splashing around!

Zion is lots of fun. He likes to play with any toy he can get his hands on. In the playroom at Maria’s Big House of Hope there is a play kitchen where Zion makes the best pretend jiǎozi you’ve ever tasted!

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