Stories are an important part of our lives. In fact, we believe that every one of our lives are stories written in God's book before our existence (Psalm 139:16).
One of the many profound things about adoption is the merging of stories--the story of individuals in a family here in the U.S., and the story of an orphan somewhere in the world. Through the merging of those stories a whole family is created--one that God intended from the beginning of time. It's just one of the many ways God turns sorrow (e.g. relenquishment or abandonment of a child in adoption) into joy (Isaiah 61:3).
Below are just a few stories of America World families who wanted to share their unique situations with you. At America World, we love to hear stories from our families--the Storytellers. We hope you will enjoy and be inspired!