Monthly Archives: June 2009

My Time at Savva

Last Monday (22 June) when I arrived at Savva orphanage, I almost couldn’t get out of Beth’s car. Obviously I’m not a celebrity, but each of the children wanted to give me a hug and let me know how happy they were that I had finally arrived. Sometimes the lack of language doesn’t matter because … Continue reading »

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What have I been doing the last two weeks!

These are pictures of the Art Competition from three local orphanages. Here I am with Donna,one of the Directors of Saramoldiva Orphanage, Beth and Olya June 1st in Kazakhstan is Children’s Day. Kazakhs celebrate Women’s Day, Men’s Day and Children’s Day instead of Mother’s and Father’s Day. Beth, Moldir and I went to the celebrations … Continue reading »

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Make a Smilebox slideshow HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARC!!!!! Celebrating 21 years!! I can’t believe how fast the last 21 years have flown by. It seems like yesterday when I first held you in my arms. Oh how I loved you then. I could never have imagined then how much that love would grow. I am so … Continue reading »

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Faces of Kazakhstan

The people of Kazakhstan! They have captured my heart! When I came for the first time in 2000, the children in Ulan orphanage stole my heart but it didn’t take long for the Kazakh people to also claim my heart. It is hard to explain how I can be in a land far from where … Continue reading »

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