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July 2005

Click here for “Medley of cultures fills area” from the Daytona Beach News-Journal (FL).

One adoption agency verifies that they received Chinese adoption referrals today for their clients with dossier log in dates of December 23, 2004 – January 27, 2005 (which for them covers all of their January dossier log in dates).

On the internet bulletin boards, people are posting that they are receiving their referrals today. So far, the latest LID in this batch is January 26, 2005. I may need to re-think my estimated referral date (to earlier).

Click here for “Worth waiting for” from the Daily Mining Gazette (MI).

We received a letter from our adoption agency today stating that our dossier was sent to China last Friday (July 15) and was received in China last Monday (July 18).

Click here for “Charity Begins at Home: The middle class is starting to reach out to orphans” from Newsweek. Click here for “Church adoption programs reach around the globe” from the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Our dossier (formal application to the Chinese government to adopt a child) was mailed by our agency to China today.

Click here for “Adopting Abandoned Children” from KSBI-TV (OK). Page includes a video clip of the television news interview.

Before our dossier (the China adoption application packet) is sent to China, most of the documents in the dossier need to be notarized (already taken care of by us at the local UPS store), certified by the California Secretary of State’s Office, and then authenticated by the local Chinese Consulate in San Francisco. Our agency […]

Click here for “West Linn woman finds way to help orphans in China” from The Oregonian.