Dedicated to feeding the souls of those who care for the orphaned, the vulnerable…the least of these.
Kim de Blecourt

 

Jake Comes Home – Celebrating Four Years

April 25th, 2014

Today, we celebrate the fourth anniversary of our family coming home and being together as a family of four! A special THANK YOU goes out to all of those who...

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