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China Waiting Child: Meet Little “Jude”

Jude is a joyous and gentle 2-year-old little boy. His body is strong and he enjoys eating. Jude is always happy to see people and greets them with a bright smile.

This is how one of Jude’s caregivers describes Jude:

“He has a gentle personality and is not self-willed, he does not cry often. He has a ready smile and is so adored. We love him so much. In a word, he is a good boy. Every baby is an angel. We hope that this baby boy will find his father and mother as soon as possible.”

Jude was diagnosed with Down syndrome, a ventricular septal defect and neuromotor development delay. VSD is generally a more minor heart defect due to an abnormal connection between the lower chambers of the heart (ventricles).

Please take a few minutes to consider how God would have you be a part of helping this precious child, whether that is through praying, advocating, or inquiring to learn more.

If you are interested in learning more about Jude or adopting a child from China, please email our China team at or by phone 800-429-3369 for more information.

You can also learn more about adopting from China on our China overview page, and the China adoption requirements page. There are many resources to assist families with the cost of adoption. You can find a list of grant organizations, information on the adoption tax credit and more on our Financing Adoption page.

You can Pre-Apply for free or complete the full Application to Adopt to begin the process now!

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