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Chinese New Year Celebration

February 5, 2019

This week, children and their nannies at Maria’s Big House of Hope were able to celebrate Chinese New Year together. After decorating their festive headbands, the kids were all ready to bring in the “Year of the Pig.” The nannies enjoyed feeding the kids dumplings and cookies, and some of our little friends even practiced […]

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Special Prayer Focus: Ashby

January 29, 2016

When Ashby was 10 months old, he was admitted into our Xinyang Care Center as a very sick little boy. He was quickly brought to Maria’s Big House of Hope for further testing and care, and by God’s grace he has survived. Ashby had a complicated urinary condition that was the cause of many of […]

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January Prayer Focus: Tanya

January 5, 2016

Tanya is a charming 9-month-old that was admitted to our Zhengzhou Special Care Center when she was just 2-months-old. It has brought our staff great joy to watch her grow, learn how to play with toys, and see her shy but delightful personality develop over the past several months. Her adorable smile has won over […]

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December Prayer Focus: Nelson

December 4, 2015

Nelson was admitted to our newest special care center in Nanyang this summer. He was three-months old when he arrived, and was in need of medical care for his cleft lip and palate. He is a cheerful six-month-old baby who loves to smile back when he is being talked to! We have been pleased to watch […]

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Chapman Family Miracle: An Update on Fahlin

October 16, 2015

October 13, 2015 is an anniversary I won’t soon forget. Steven and I celebrated 31 years of marriage and it was spent in the waiting room of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Some of you may know that a little miracle landed in our family about eight months ago via adoption. My […]

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October Prayer Focus: Judson

October 1, 2015

Judson is an active and bright little boy! His bubbly personality and adorable giggle provide a great welcome to any who are fortunate enough to visit his room. Judson enjoys “talking” in his exuberant and babbly 20-month-old way and his nannies equally enjoy helping him learn new words. Even though Judson’s mobility is limited due […]

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September Prayer Focus: Mavis

September 1, 2015

Mavis is an endearing almost-one-year-old boy who is under care at our Zhengzhou Care Center. Admitted to Show Hope’s care when he was just one day old, the staff here has watched Mavis grow from a little baby boy to a young toddler. He recently learned how to crawl, and has since become quite adventurous, […]

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August Prayer Focus: Stacy

August 3, 2015

Stacy is a sweet little girl who was admitted to Maria’s Big House of Hope when she was two months old. She’ll be celebrating her first birthday this October! Stacy loves to be held and cuddled and especially lights up when her nanny kisses her face. It is such a joy to watch her and her nanny babble back and […]