It’s been 10 years since we were handed our new daughter in the meeting room of a hotel in Guiyang, China.
Ten years since we wrapped arms and hearts around her and promised to never, ever let go.
That moment was the culmination of years of preparation, none of which actually prepared us for the job of parenting a child born to other parents in a foreign country.
We went into it for all the best reasons and wanting only to love her just as we already loved our biological children, and we do – fully and unconditionally. She is our daughter in every sense but genetic.
But that day was not just the end of the wait. It was our beginning as a new family and a bold step into the unknown.
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