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Welcome to Earth, Hannah Catherine McCracken

Hannah Catherine McCracken Born Monday, August 19th at 7:04 AM 2 lb. 9.1 oz., 14.5 in.

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Back in the hospital

We came into the hospital on Thursday with a headache and general icky feeling. Although there were some high blood pressure readings, they calmed down after some rest, and the OB triage doc sent us home. An appointment was already … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Club (this time in video)

As you probably know by now, Hogares Club Michin is the orphanage that our kids came from. It is located in central Bogota. It’s a series of several houses, each one for a different age of children. The facilities aren’t … Continue reading

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More fun from Panaca Sabana

The Pig Show Stubborn Girl Pinwheels

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quick update

Rach here! Okay, first of all, Adam forgot to remind everyone that the camera adds 20 pounds. I wish I could say it added 40! :) Regardless, things have been crazy and I still don’t have time for a proper … Continue reading

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We love you all and are doing great. This is just the first two minutes – we’ll post more when we have a better connection.

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Hot Pockets!

This one’s for Robert :)

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Meet Juan Pablo, Daniel, Maria Daniela, and Esmeralda!

This is a one minute clip from our 2nd conference with the kids. The sound is horrible, but you can see them. After the first few seconds, they are singing a traditional schoolchildren’s song. They’re having a great time! We … Continue reading

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Colombia is Passion!

What a cool place our kids are from! Thanks to Jim and Jaime’s blog for a link to this video. They are in Colombia right now, adopting 3 little ones. Lots of great stories and pictures on their blog.

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This checkmark didn’t come without difficulty though! The USCIS (US Citizenship and Immigration Services) is not the easiest office to do business with! Due to some changes with international adoption that will be implemented on April 1st, 2008, we really … Continue reading

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