The little girl above is the first photo we saw of the daughter we traveled 5,000 miles and cut through as much red tape to get to. She is the daughter that God grew in our heart.
Sylvia was fortunate to be in foster care and has been since she was a young toddler. She is one of the lucky ones, because the foster care system in Bulgaria is less than 10 years old.
To learn more about the orphan crisis in Eastern Europe
, I urge you to watch this film. We are very grateful that Sylvia never lived in a place like this but so, so, so many are.