Wishing a brother

Wishing a brother

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  • Happy Birthday Meghan 
  • Case Worker:
  • February 6, 2007 I wished for a brother for my birthay
  • When I told my parents that I wanted a baby brother, they agreed!
  • Great Idea!
  • When our family decided to adopt a baby, my parents had to enroll in foster-adopt classes 
  • Some families travel around the world to find an addition to their family, but little do they know there are children in their own town that need a family
  • Then, on the night of December 21, 2009 a baby boy named Christopher was born 
  • Christopher Mestas Born at 4:37 am at Parkview Hospital, Pueblo Colorado 7 lbs 10 oz.
  • January 8, 2010
  • Hi Darcy, We have a healthy baby boy that was born a few days ago. He needs a foster home until he can get adopted. Can we bring him to you?
  • Of course! Come over!
  • Darcy:
  • My mom sent my dad and I to the store to buy baby items. It was the best shopping trip ever!
  • Baby Section
  • I want to hold him first!
  • Dad, I wonder what he looks like!
  • On the car ride home I was so exicted to get home to meet baby Christopher
  • Where is he sleeping?
  • My whole family was so happy! We felt so lucky to have been blessed with this opportunity of caring for Christopher
  • Once Christopher was adopted, he got a new birth certificate with his new last name
  • Ugh mom!
  • The next day, my family was so busy enjoying the baby, my mom forgot to pick me up from school
  • But I don't blame her, he was too cute!
  • He is so adorable!
  • Can I hold him next?
  • What a special boy!
  • February
  • But some things don't last forever, Chistopher went to go live with his aunt after 1 month with my family 
  • My family was devastated, it felt like our family was ripped apart
  • April 30, 2010
  • Hi Darcy, Christopher needs a home again, but this time a forever home. Can we bring him to you?
  • Oh my! Our prayers have been answer! Yes! Come over!
  • Case Worker:
  • Darcy:
  • January 7, 2011
  • My family had to go to court for the judge to grant us the adoption of Christopher
  • Birth Certificate of Christopher Purcell
  • If I could wish for a brother, what else could I wish for?
  • I wish for a elephant
  • I wish for a sister
  • I wish to be a priness
  • I wish for ice cream
  • To Be Continued...
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