Meet 8-Year Old, “Shaefer”!

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Shaefer is a sweet little boy in one of our orphanage partnerships. He has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy. His file notes high muscular tension of both upper limbs. He received surgery for partial stripping of the left carotid artery on Oct 24, 2012 and recovered well. He is receiving rehabilitation. His caretakers describe him as active, ready to smile, and outgoing!

Shaefer is from one of our orphanage partnerships and his file is designated by the CCCWA as a special focus file, so a family at any stage of the process is eligible to review this file.

Current America World families who are interested in adopting Shaefer into their family should contact their Family Coordinator about him.

Families not currently in the process of adopting with America World should fill out a quick & simple free PRE-APPLICATION and our Intake staff will follow up with you right away.

Any questions about Shaefer or any Waiting Child can be directed to our China staff at or 800-429-2269.


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