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God's design of adoption, while caring for vulnerable children around the world.

"For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future." (Jeremiah 29:11)

Adopted by Design from our blog

He Always Wanted to Be a Dad

“I just always wanted to be a dad,” said Rick.* Unfortunately, he and his wife, Anna,* tried to have children but couldn’t. They visited doctors, and no one could give them an explanation for why they couldn’t conceive. Rick prayed every day for 12 years…

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Our Family’s Return to Ethiopia

By Amanda Oakes, America World Adoptive Mom Jason and I started talking about adoption during the first year of our marriage, and we started talking about it more seriously around our 10-year wedding anniversary. Our two daughters were three and five at the time. Because…

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“Wish You Could See Her Today”

Interview with Julie Akin, America World adoptive mom If you follow our Facebook or Instagram pages, you may have seen the beautiful music video of “Wish You Could See Her Today” we shared on Saturday for Birth Mother’s Day. The song was written by Nick…

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