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Reflections from Uganda

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Our guest bloggers in this post are two adoptive mothers who have recently completed their adoptions from Uganda. Caroline and Amanda were in-country together this summer.  Reflections by Caroline My adoption trip to Uganda was a momentous occasion in my life. Most importantly, it was on this trip that I became a mother and was […]

Armenia Travel

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CAS Program Coordinator Allie Hamel has just returned from a week-long advocacy trip to Armenia. She shares her travel update in this blog post. Allie also hosted a webinar to discuss her trip and share details about our Armenia adoption program: Watch the recording.  This was my first visit to Armenia and I have to […]

Fall Updates

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It’s a busy time of year for CAS with plenty of fun events & happenings to look forward to! We are happy to share all the details with you in this Fall update! Armenia Trip: We are excited to have program coordinator Allie Hamel travel to Armenia for a week in September! Allie will visit […]

Welcome, Joseph!

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We are excited to welcome Joseph Roberts Sserwadda back to North Carolina this fall! Joseph will be visiting from Uganda on a fundraising trip for his children’s ministries- Agape House & Agape Babies Home. For more than a decade, Joseph has provided care and served as a father figure for dozens of youth and young […]

Uganda Trip 2015

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My name is Allie Hamel and I am the program coordinator for the Uganda program at CAS. I recently traveled to Uganda to meet with our in-country partners. I had a wonderfully productive trip and am pleased to share with you some of the highlights! Activity in our Uganda program continues to increase and nearly […]

5 Reasons to Adopt from South Korea

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South Korea’s adoption program is small but mighty- American’s adopted 370 children from South Korea last year compared to 2,070 children from China. The program may be smaller in part because there are fewer estimated orphans in South Korea compared to the vast country of China. Still, many prospective adoptive families may be missing out […]

The Moment Everything Changed

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There are moments in your life when everything changes. For my husband Colin and me, it was 8:21 p.m. on June 27, 2012.  That’s when we learned that we had been matched with twin girls in Guangdong Province, China. We knew that twin adoptions from China are rare and we were thrilled with the news, […]

Involving Siblings in Our Adoption Journey

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Our adoption process began with a conversation while we were dating. We both sensed that adoption was in our future. Before we were even engaged, the dream was planted in our hearts. We had two biological girls, ages 4 and 5, when we began to pursue our adoption dream in 2010. During our wait for […]

Our South Korea Adoption

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You might say that adopting our son Daniel from South Korea was a natural step for us. My wife Mihae was born there and speaks fluent Korean. And I have traveled widely in the country as a military officer during the past 15 years. When we began considering international adoption, we knew South Korea was […]

A Path Filled With Blessings

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Our son Benjamin will celebrate his second birthday this summer –and his first year living in North Carolina. Those are two of the miracle milestones our family is celebrating as we settle in following our trip to Nanjing, China, to adopt Benjamin last spring. My husband Brent and I, along with our daughters, Bethany, who’s […]