The Petersons

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The Petersons
Our blog follows our family and our journey in China. We foster care three HIV+ orphans as well as raise three biological kids. I hope that our blog is entertaining and encouraging to our readers.
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  • WOW! Got Our TA! 2 weeks ago I can't even believe what I'm about to write. Last night we found out that Beijing has already processed our travel approval (TA) and is going to be mailing it to us!We thought we would be on this step for at least a week or ten days (and maybe up to 3 weeks), but its already done! It will come to...
  • We Got Our Article 5 2 weeks ago Our Article 5 was issued on Monday. Now our information is being sent to Beijing and they will mail us travel approval. At that point we will be able to head to Xian and then Guangzhou to finalize our adoption. We are so close. Our visas run out December 4th, so its gonna be close.Besides that I'm...
  • Little Fish Update 3 weeks ago Hi everyone,Since I last wrote about our efforts to raise funds for Little Fish we have seen $500 come in! I'm really excited to see people stepping up to help these children. I would be thrilled if we could raise another $200 to hit our goal and if we raise more than that even better!If you're...
  • I 800 Approval 2 months ago We got our I 800 approval last week!What that means is we are now filling out a few more items and then we hope to have Beijing give us travel permission in the next 5 weeks. Its going to be very close as we look to finish this before our visa expires.Also we are selling off all our stuff here as...
  • Lets Help the Little Fish! 2 months ago Hi everyone,For many years now I’ve followed the work of my friend, Ethan. He works with handicapped and disabled orphans. Some time back we raised money for his work ‘Little Fish’. Since then his work has grown. Currently their team is 7 people with volunteers sometimes bringing their... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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Shane Blackbourn
09:46 AM June 03, 2014

What an insightful blog you have and what an incredible journey your family are taking. I'm moving with my family to Xi'an in July, so I'm glued to your blog for information. Keep up the great work!!

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