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07:41 am: Bonus Post - China Update
We made it to China! Thursday, in one of the busiest days of my life, we saw Tienamen Square, the Forbidden City, the Great Wall (those stairs were steep!!!), a jade factory, a silk factory, and a tea house...along with two fantastic Chinese meals. (The food is sooo good!)  We were shown around by an absolutely darling young woman named Teresa, whom John and I adored.

Then, Friday...we flew to Goungzhou to meet Pingping!!! She met us with joy and smiles and has been with us since.  She and  I just went shopping and bought her ice cream and a shirt. But the highlight today was watching her buy goodies and treats for her 19 friends at the place where she lived the last 6 years. Tomorrow we will go there and share all the candy, fruit, soda, and spicy beef soup she bought with her friends, many of whom are also orphans. (Or maybe all, I'm not sure.) Ihope to get a lot of pictures of that!

DMcP posting for Jagi

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Date:October 10th, 2009 07:50 pm (UTC)
I am soooo happy it is going well for you. You all have been in my prayers. Can't wait to meet your daughter.
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Date:October 10th, 2009 10:36 pm (UTC)
Awesome news!
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Date:October 11th, 2009 09:33 am (UTC)
Thank you for sharing!
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Date:October 12th, 2009 01:12 am (UTC)

Still praying...

...that everything continues to run smoothly.

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