Last Day with the Babies
Trip Start May 02, 2009
46Trip End Jul 27, 2009
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Today was that saddest day for me by far. It was so hard leaving all the children. I spent the whole morning and most of the afternoon at the orphanage. I could never have enough time with them though. I gave each baby a hug and kiss goodbye. When I picked up the last two I started crying though. I want them to be adopted so bad but at the same time I want them to stay there so I can see them again.
I talked to the director about Jonathan. She told me that if I find a place in the US or somewhere that will take Jonathan then he will be allowed to transfer. Given that I provide the money for transportation and travel documents. I feel like his case is so much bigger than I can handle. But I am really praying that I will come in contact with someone who can help me take care of everything. Someone who has the ability and know how to plan everything and get it worked out. I have the email and address for the house mother at the orphanage. The director and her both seem happy that I am going to try and help him. They said they have tried to get him into a few different programs but he has been declined at all of them. Apparently he is too much to handle for the institutions here. They tried doing a feeding tube and it was successful but dangerous at the orphanage. They also tried physical therapy but it made his health decline. I think, and the staff agreed, that if he gets the feeding tube for an extended period of time and can build up his strength then he will be able to do the physical therapy successfully. I know bringing him to the US alone would cost a lot of money but I am trying to be optimistic. There has to be a way for this all to work out. If any of you know of any organization or health facility that can accommodate for Jonathan please let me know.
I will be back home in the states in just 4 days...