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Mireille and her baby, Brave, have been in and out of the Pediatric Specialty Hospital for four months. Originally from Cameroon, Mireille came to the United States after being awarded a “lottery” ticket through a Diversity Immigrant Visa program that chooses only 5 to 10 applicants annually. After ten years in the U.S., and having…

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NOW AND THEN

Looking Back is Looking In Jeannette, Michael’s mom, well remembers her early experience with The Children’s Home in 2003. “Our nurse at The Children’s Home told us, ‘I know Michael like the back of my hand, and now my job is to make sure you know him like the back of your hand.’ And she…

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LANGSTON & A DREAM COME TRUE Jarred and Jesse got the call. Their adoptive son, Langston, would soon be born. Direct flights to Pittsburgh were already saved to their phones. Hurrying home, Jarred grabbed the bags, prepacked in the “baby is coming corner.” And together, they made their way to the airport to depart Fort…

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