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    Traci-Cell phone pics of my sweeties! The big kids spent the afternoon making music at the beautiful Tennessee Dixter garden. Grace even got a chance to get out her little squeaky violin after the performance. She was so proud to be just like Iris!

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    What's the saying?

    "If I knew grand kids would be so much fun I would have had them first."
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    A few pictures sent my way-
    Donna and I still have not met Grace. We hope to go up in two weeks. Donna started a new job about the time we could go see her and they have been busy

    Grace is learning English and the violin. Scott says she is over most of her homesickness and about the only time she cries now is when any child would cry.

    Donna has spoken to her on the phone-she said 'ello mama! (she heard her daddy say that when he answered the phone.

    This was baby dedication at their church this morning
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    This is Grace(l) and Arilee. Arilee's family really had lot to do with Scott and Traci being adoptive parents.
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    This is Arilee and Gideon my youngest grandson. Arilee thinks Gid is her boy friend I think.
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    beautiful photos, beautiful family, get lots more pics when you meet grace!
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    I love this picture...Grace is my oldest daughters name
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    Nice happy family and I bet he had a heck of a Father's Day.
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    Jordan, our twelve year old wrote the words and music to this-Grace is still learning

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    What a coincidence! I found out I might be going to a town outside Jinan in the near future for a work assignment. If your son has any recommendations on things to see on my day off, please PM me.

    Grace looks great. I hope you can meet her soon.

    We adopted our 19-month old just before Thanksgiving, and we did not take her to my parents' house for the holiday because we were afraid it might be too much for her. When we took her for Christmas that year, my father had specifically held off on feeding the dogs until we got there so our new daughter could see the dogs eat. The baby was frightened by the doberman and the mixed breed dog, and when my father announced it was time to feed the dogs, she somehow got it in her head that we were going to feed HER to the dogs. She climbed on top of my head and would not come down until she saw the dogs eating dog food. It was both comical and traumatic at the same time.
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    How can you not love a beautiful family like that! :)
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