|The Young Writers for Adoption who won|
|AnneMarie and Mayana at the party.|
Last night we celebrated Mayana's latest accomplishment - recognition from the group "Young Writer's for Adoption." Mayana submitted an essay telling honestly about her feelings surrounding leaving China and joining her new family. It was a moving piece, and the judges of the Young Writer's for Adoption recognized her achievement last night at the International Adoption Center (Cincinnati Children's Hospital) gala event. Mayana enjoyed a very fancy dinner, together with her parents and her sister, AnneMarie, who was also recognized for her writing achievement - 1st place in her age group. We enjoyed a fun evening and a very adorable international adoption fashion show.
We are so proud of Mayana's courage and her writing!