Hello Friends and Family!  Some of you have been asking if there is a way to help us in our adoption, and there absolutely is a way.  You know that adoption costs a fortune, and we have already spent upwards of 20,000 carefully budgeted dollars on this process, half of which will be refunded through a tax credit once the adoption is final, IF the tax credit legislation continues to be extended.  You can write to your state Representative to co-sponsor HR 4373 and both your Senators to co-sponsor S 3616, OR you could help us raise money for an additional $5000.00 mandatory donation we have to pay to Vivian's orphanage the week that we go to China and get her.  All of the money raised through this secure site will be given directly to the Taiyuan City Social Welfare Institute in January. If you would like to help us with this massive donation, you can be sure that it is going to a good cause.   The orphanage is a very poor place, providing care for many kids, some of whom have special needs like Vivian.  We will actually get to go to her orphanage to receive her in a few weeks, with our huge check, and bags of clothes and toys that I have gathered over the months.  What we will take from the orphanage will be so worth every penny and every bit of hard work, Will, the boys and I can barely wait to get there, we are SO EXCITED. Thank you for your love and support, and I look forward to keeping you updated about our growing family!

Much love, Carie

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