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I am the proud mom to 6 kids: Natasha, 24, Nikolai, 20, Reese, 20, Maylee, 14, Erik, 10 and Violet, 7. The kids come from Russia, Ukraine and China; I'm so proud of my family sometimes I think I'll burst and I needed an outlet for it - so I've created this weblog. :o)
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Monday, June 15, 2009
It is Monday afternoon in Ukraine as I write this (Monday morning my time), and our facilitator was supposed to submit our dossier to the SDA officials today!! I am nervous, however, as there is one document (2 copies of our marriage license) that didn't copy well and some of the small print is hard to see. If they reject those documents, we have replacements that we can zip over there asap, but that would probably set us back a a good 2 weeks, and this is taking long enough! (You can see the little countdown graphic below of how long it's been since we officially committed to Simon.)

Please pray with us that the officials will accept all of our documents and give us a travel date soon! Thanks!!

Lilypie Waiting to adopt PicLilypie Waiting to adopt Ticker

1 comments:

Christine said...

It's been that long? Are you sure? We officially comitted to Alexsey on January 27 and I thought you comitted to Simon after. Anyway, hope you got good news--- our dossier wasn't submitted today afterall.

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