The Abraham Family’s Journey to Russia to Bring Home Their Daughter

June 21, 2009

Father's Day - What a difference a year makes!

Father's Day 2008

These three photos were taken of our daughter on Father's Day last year and emailed to us the next day. We already knew we wanted to go meet her and had our Visas in hand and were booking our plane tickets for Trip One.

But we had not seen any photos of her. (There is more to the story that I haven't talked about on this blog yet.) I vividly remember checking my email fifty times that morning anxiously awaiting more information from our agency.

Then, there they were -- like a little Father's day gift from Russia.

Father's Day 2009

The following photos were taken today. Wowzer, what a difference!

2008 -2009

Yes, it really is the same child.

Our little girl LOVES her daddy too!

Happy Father's Day, Martin, from the whole gang!


Heidi said...

You have a beautiful family! Are all you children chosen/adopted from russia? What a blessing to have 4 princes and 1 princess.

Kim Abraham said...

Thanks Heidi, they are all such a blessing to us. Our four boys are biological children. Lexi is our only adopted child. The boys adore her as much (or more, if possible) as Martin and I do!

Settle Family said...

That is amazing! I love to see how wonderfully different our kiddos look after being home!

Jackie said...

Kim- What a great before and after!! Look at her now... amazing! My favorite photo is how kicked back she is in Martin's lap at the pool. :-)

Troy and Rachel said...

Wow - what a difference!!! What a great Father's Day!!

I just red up on your vacation and looked at all the photos. It looks like you had a wonderful time and the pictures are great!!

Janine said...

Wow!! She's really grown up over this past year! What a little doll!

I loved your post on your recent vacation. That sounds like an awesome place!

Rob and Angela Knight said...

What amazing comparisons! It's just wonderful to see how love can change a life.