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Newsletter - Bejing | ND South | ND North

December 2009

Thanksgiving is a time to remember and give thanks.
There are so many things we are thankful for.

We are thankful Melody’s surgery went far better than the doctors expected -- another miracle! Before the surgery, they were concerned the growth (Meningocele) on her neck involved some of her nerves, and that after surgery she could potentially lose control of body functions. It turned out that no nerves were involved -- it was simply tissue that they removed and stitched shut. Another pre-surgery concern was that they would need to place a metal plate at the base of her skull to cover up the opening left from the meningocele. This was not needed and Melody is now at home; a healthy and happy little girl.

We are thankful Debra (second heart surgery), Raegan (heart surgery), Eliana (heart surgery), Philip (hip reconstruction) and George’s (chronic gangrenous wounds), surgeries were all successful.

We are thankful that five children have been able to join their forever families and will be celebrating their first Christmas together. Peter, Madeline, Liam, Nathan and Julia have now started on their next path in life. We were blessed to have been a part of their lives for a short time.

We are thankful for the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our new arrivals David, Miranda, Eliana, Lindsey, Sunny and Catherine who have joined our New Day family.

We are thankful that New Day South is closer to becoming a reality. Doug & Janice Bush have move to Guangzhou. Follow their progress on the website.

We are thankful for autumn and winter. The different seasons give plenty of fun time for the children.

We are thankful the orphanages trust us to care for their children. After one of our children recently left NDFH with his new adoptive family, his home orphanage in far western China wanted to "keep their bed" at NDFH. Unfortunately, the child they wanted to send us couldn't travel right away, so they sent his case file instead, asking us to place the file in the open bed, reserving it for their child. He'll be arriving later this week, and we're happy to say that our beds are all filled with children and not paper.

Thanksgiving Feast


Early snow


Most of All
Most of all we are thankful
for our family and friends,
those treasured people
who make our lives extra special.
You are part of that cherished group.
And every day we appreciate you.
By Joanna Fuchs

We are thankful for each one of you and the sacrifices you make so the children can live happy, healthy and fulfilled lives.

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