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My wife and I left the night of the 12th to drive to New Orleans and catch a flight to DC. In DC we picked up our third child, Noah Camden. He flew in from South Korea along with two other children for expecting families. The adoption process is long and complex, but the end result is always worth the trouble. He is healthy (quite healthy actually), but being an older job (11 months), he is having some adjustment issues. That will pass in time though. I do not think I can quite accurately express my pride at this moment. His older brother and sister have already taken a liking to him. I'm sure this will last and they will never fight like other siblings do. (I'm an only child, so it's easy for me to make statements like that. ;)

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Archived Comments

Comment 1 by Jim Collins posted on 8/15/2003 at 5:42 AM

Congratulations. Are your other children adopted also?

Comment 2 by James Edmunds posted on 8/15/2003 at 6:26 AM

Congratulations, Ray, this is a great day! Have a great time with all three of them!

Comment 3 by Jim Biancolo posted on 8/15/2003 at 4:21 PM

Congratulations! I hope Noah's adjustment issues pass quickly.

Comment 4 by Critter posted on 8/15/2003 at 4:32 PM

oi mate. congratulations!

Comment 5 by Dan G. Switzer, II posted on 8/15/2003 at 6:36 PM

Congrats again! I think you're getting addicted to this parenting thing... :)

Comment 6 by Leif posted on 8/15/2003 at 6:37 PM


Comment 7 by seancorfield posted on 8/15/2003 at 8:56 PM

Congratulations! I think it's wonderful that you are adopting children instead of bringing additional bodies into an already over-populated world.

Comment 8 by Raymond Camden posted on 8/16/2003 at 2:26 PM

Jim Collins,
Yes, all three were adopted from South Korea (about the best place you can adopt from imho).