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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  • Life In America 1 year ago Hey everyone,Well its been a couple weeks since we landed in the States and its been crazy. We first stopped in California to stay with some close friends of ours, the Faillas. Our time was spent hanging out, going to the beach and getting reintroduced to 'home'. It was awesome to see our kids...
  • The 26th. 1 year ago I've told this story many times before, but a new wrinkle has been added.The day we met Lily and brought her home her foster mom was with us. When we met her I asked her when Lily's birthday was. She told me it was the day they found her at the train station, May 4th. My jaw dropped. I was so...
  • Love Everywhere 1 year ago (I wrote this a couple days ago, but am only posting it now)Hi guys,As I write this I'm sitting in a dark hotel room as four of our children are sleeping. Heather and Lily are out doing some adoption medical check-ups. It has been a crazy few days...So we left a few days ago from Xining. Recently...
  • WOW! Got Our TA! 1 year 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 1 year 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... 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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