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Elijah, right, while still in the care of Holt's long-time partner BSSK in Pune, India, just prior to joining his family.

The Kids Who Wait Longest

For children 5 and older, a family can be a dream that slowly fades. But older children are just as deserving of love, and have lots to give in return.

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Caught Between Childhood and Adulthood, Shuang Faces Her Last Chance

Caught Between Childhood and Adulthood, Shuang Faces Her Last Chance

Fourteen-year-old Shuang doesn’t have time for fun anymore. There are too many chores and, as a 9th grader, this is a critical school year. There is only time to study.

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Sixty Years of Adoptee Identity & Experience

Sixty Years of Adoptee Identity & Experience

In the 60 years since Holt began placing children through international adoption, both the adoption process and the services we offer have been influenced by the stories and lives of those who matter most — adoptees. 

by × December 1, 2016 × 2 comments

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To Have a Happy Life

To Have a Happy Life

At the Yesus Mena School for the Deaf, nearly 400 children can finally express their thoughts and feelings — bringing greater hope, and happiness, to their lives.

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Spotlight on Cambodia

Spotlight on Cambodia

How one brave group of women is seeking a better life for their children. 

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What ‘Special Needs’ Means Today

What ‘Special Needs’ Means Today

How children like Oliver, Amaya and Alex are redefining this often misunderstood term.

by × September 28, 2015 × 0 comments

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Holden and Beth Anne greet Chris upon his return from deployment.

The Meaning of Family

A story about two boys with special needs from India, Holt’s work to improve their lives and the permanent loving families that welcomed them home to stay.

by × December 9, 2014 × 0 comments

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With Love, Care and Education

With Love, Care and Education

As Vietnam prepares to resume international adoptions to the U.S., Holt reflects on our primary role in the region — helping children grow and thrive in the loving care of their birth families.

by × September 25, 2014 × 0 comments

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What is Holt sponsorship?

What is Holt sponsorship?

How far-reaching is its impact, and how does it change a child’s life? It really depends where you look. In one community in Ethiopia with a high rate of deafness, sponsorship helps children attend a special school for the deaf — which, in turn, helps keep them off the streets […]

by × April 2, 2014 × 3 comments