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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  • The 26th. 10 hours 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 6 days 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! 3 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 3 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 2 months 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... 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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