Christine in China: “I Want to Have a Dad and Mom…”
12-year old Christine is a spunky girl that has Down Syndrome and a postoperative heart defect. She received surgery for heart October 2005 and recovered well. She can walk alone, is very outgoing, and attends school. She likes dancing, and is excellent in her music lessons. She also enjoys reading, and likes new clothes. She can get up and manage her bed, can brush her teeth and wash her face, can put on her clothes, and can use the restroom alone.
Her file notes, “I would like to be adopted, I want to have my Dad and Mom. I can dance, like reading books, can clean the table, can help mom clean the floor, can dance to show my mom, and also can sing in Chinese.”
She has expressed to the orphanage staff that she really wants them to find her a mom and dad. Christine attends an occupations training center.
Christine is from an AWAA partnership orphanage and is on the CCCWA's shared list. She is a Special Focus child, which means a family at any stage of the process can adopt her.
If you are interested in learning more about beautiful Christine, please contact our China staff at WaitingChildren@awaa.org or call them at 800-429-3369. Please share Christine's information with as many as possible to help her find a forever family.
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