Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Mahi was in an orphanage for 6 months before her court date and then she was moved to a care center that is ran by our adoption agency. That is where we picked her up. While we were in Ethiopia we went to Mahelet's original orphanage. As we were sitting in the director's office visiting with him about the orphanage I noticed something from the corner of my eye. In a sack were some old balls. On top was the old rugged soccer ball that Mahelet was holding in these pictures. Mahi's Uncle Duke donated some wonderful new balls to her orphanage so her sweet Daddy politely asked the director if we could trade these brand new balls for the one old soccer ball that no longer holds air. "No problem" he said. So to mark that 6 months of our daughters life she has a wonderful old soccer ball. The love she was given there by the precious nannies will forever be in her heart and ours, too.