May 2007--Officially accepted into CHI's Vietnam program

October 2007--Officially placed on the Vietnam wait list

May 2008--After 1 year on the Vietnam wait list, we decided to switch to the Ethiopia program

August 29, 2008--Dossier to Ethiopia. Officially on the wait list!!! (Estimated wait: 6-10 months)

August 29, 2009--One year on wait list

November 16, 2009--Referral Day!!! Today we saw Marley Ann for the first time!!! Our wait time: 14 mo., 2 weeks, and 4 days

December 16, 2009--Received our court date

January 5, 2010--Court Date (Rescheduled)

January 28, 2010--2nd Court Date (Rescheduled)

February 3, 2010--3rd Court Date

March 7, 2010--Leave for Ethiopia

March 9.2010--"GOTCHA DAY"

March 10, 2010--VISA Date

March 14, 2010--Finally home!


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