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Farewell to a Legacy of Love: LWB’s China Healing Home

Problems and solutions. So much of what we at LWB have done over the years has come about as a result of identifying a problem and finding a solution. This is exactly how our China Healing Homes program came to be 18 years ago, when our foundation was just a few years old. The Story […]

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Mighty Marisol’s Story of Hope

Today we look back at a very special girl who we came to know as “Mighty Marisol” from our China Medical and Healing Homes programs. This tiny child fought her way through a very complex heart defect and serious post-operative complications that threatened to take her from the world. She is a survivor, and we […]

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20 Years of Hope: Hercules

All this year, as we have celebrated 20 Years of Hope — LWB’s 20th anniversary — we have been sharing updates on some of the wonderful children this community has impacted over the last two decades. Today, we look back on a little boy from China who has become very close to our hearts over […]

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20 Years of Hope: Ruth

A beautiful little girl came into this world in the summer of 2017 in a rural community in eastern China. Sadly, at just a few weeks old, she was abandoned into orphanage care — most likely because she had been born with a cleft lip and palate. Thankfully, the director at this baby’s orphanage had […]

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20 Years of Hope: Bekah

In late 2012, LWB was contacted about a toddler girl with a complex set of heart issues. Her orphanage in China had originally hoped she could be adopted and that surgery could be delayed until that time, but her low oxygen levels and repeated bouts of pneumonia let them know that she couldn’t wait any […]

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20 Years of Hope: Carolyn

In the summer of 2017, a beautiful five-year-old girl named Carolyn first joined our Rangsei preschool in Cambodia. Her teachers found her to be an active and playful child, eager to please and quick to grasp new concepts. A little bit on the boisterous side, Carolyn sometimes needed to be reminded to speak more softly, […]

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20 Years of Hope: Archie

A darling little boy whom we call Archie was born in 2017. Sadly, his birthfather disappeared just a few months after Archie was conceived, and nine months later, his birthmother left Archie when he was just eight days old. Thankfully, we were able to quickly place Archie into our Cambodia foster care program. He joined […]

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20 Years of Hope: Twins Max and Matthew

In early September of 2010, a rural orphanage in Henan province called us about a tiny, five-pound baby who had recently been abandoned. Max, as he came to be called, had been found with a life-threatening intestinal condition that often requires surgery within the first 48 hours of life. We knew there was no way […]

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20 Years of Hope: Cayden

In February of 2015, we received a call from an orphanage who had a baby in severe distress fighting to survive.  He had a large laryngeal cyst on his neck and was struggling to breathe and swallow. We immediately took him to the hospital and named him Cayden. Following surgery and treatment for a nagging […]

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20 Years of Hope: Cui

In 1986, a tiny baby named Cui was born with a very wide bilateral cleft lip. As a result, her birth parents abandoned her in a rural field shortly after she came into the world. Thankfully, a man passing by that day found Cui bundled up near the dusty road. When he saw the tiny […]

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