Kidd Ethiopia Adoption





Click HERE to watch us getting Endale at the orphanage



Click HERE to watch us getting Gabrielle at the orphanage


Saturday, March 29, 2008

Seeing Gabrielle for the FIRST time!

video

29 comments:

Kathryn said...

We're another AWAA Ethiopia family... and I have to say, this video made me cry! I can't wait until we get to see our baby's picture!

We will be praying for you as you get ready to go over to Ethiopia to bring Gabrielle home!!

vinceandalisa said...

OOOhhhh, thank you for sharing such a SPECIAL moment with us - Vince & I watched it together...Alisa, YG

K.P. said...

Andrea and Pete,

Seeing your special moment makes me long for ours. I know it will be just as God intends it. Thanks for sharing. It did make me cry...tears of joy!

Kathleen

Jody said...

Thanks for that glimpse of hope. It really will happen, won't it?? The joy on your faces just helped me remember that it's all worth it. Thanks for posting that. God bless... Fellow AWAA ET Family - Jody Britton

Carpenters said...

Andrea, I am so happy for you all! Thank you for sharing this moment. It is so precious. I can't wait to see her pictures.

With Love,
Penelope

Zack & Rebecca Caldwell said...

Sooo great....cried watching it! Thanks for sharing this!!

Team Dragovich said...

Tony and I watched it together, too... thanks for sharing your moment-- makes it more real!! Congrats again and let's bring on a quick court date :)!
Grace and Peace,
Tony and Shari

Danielle said...

I LOVE IT!!! I'm sitting here crying. Thank you so much for sharing this intimate moment with us. I sure hope I get to meet her...and you guys...someday :)

Love,
Danielle

E said...

I didn't realize it, but I had this huge, stupid grin on my face the WHOLE time I watched! And how could I not get the happy tears?

Thanks so much for giving us a glimpse of your happy moment. So, so, so happy for you!!! Can't wait to see Gabrielle's picture & praying her heart is filled with PEACE as she waits for you & Pete to fly across the world and bring her home!

Love,
Erica

kristin said...

oh man, that was so sweeet!

Rob & Candy said...

so awesome!
xxoo, candy

D & A said...

I have joined the ranks with whom tears flowed while watching. Thank you for posting your amazing moment. We can not wait to see the rest of the journey unfold.
Blessings, Amy M

Kristy -Mom to 4 and soon to be more! said...

oh!Oh!OH!
You forgot to put the tissue rating on it Andrea! :-)
Oh, what a precious and beautiful video.
I can't wait to give you congrats & hugs in person!
Blessings,
Kristy

Jori said...

OH Andrea & Pete! CONGRATS! What a special moment that you will cherish forever, THANK YOU so much for sharing this great moment with us! God is so good!

Blessings, jori

Susan said...

Oh, you had me boo-hooing! Thanks so much for sharing this special moment with us! I loved it!

I can't wait to see Gabrielle and Pete's photos side-by-side to tsee the resemblance!

Love, Susan

The Andersons said...

I'm so thrilled for you! We'll be praying for you all as you navigate the coming weeks. Praise the Lord!

Jill Coen said...

Andrea & Pete,
What a special thing to get to see this wonderful moment...the moment you first laid eyes on that beautiful girl! I can't wait to see her and see her with you. Wow!

small world said...

Dear Kidd Family,
Thank you, thank you for sharing this precious moment with all of us. We are so excited for you! The world will see God's power through what you are doing. Isn't adoption ammmmaaaazzzzinng!!!!!!!!
Love, The VanWetten Family

Sherry said...

OK - Who could watch that without the tears flowing??!! Thank you for sharing this incredibly precious moment with us. We cannot wait to see her pictures in the near future.

Sherry, YG

Cindy Foote said...

LOVE the video. Oh how I wish we could see that computer screen! You have me on the edge of my seat with anticipation. Can't wait until you can share her pictures.
Congratulations!!
Blessings,
Cindy Foote

Paul & Holly West said...

Ok, water works are on full force. :-) What a beautiful gift you have givens us all! We are so ecstatic for you guys!
God Bless,
Holly West

mstum said...

Yay, yay, yay!!! We're so stinking happy for you! I just know she is perfect in every way, and I'm thrilled for you & Pete! Thanks for sharing your unforgettable moment.

Gibson Family said...

Pete & Andrea,
This video was so PRECIOUS to watch you seeing Gigi for the very first time. You both are amazing and I love you dearly!! I think that was me calling you on the phone :) LOL
We rejoice and celebrate your stunning daughter!!! Praying you hear quickly news of court date!
love you lots!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
aunti kiki

potatoehead said...

Should have video taped ME watching you seeing her for the first time!....... I think our reactions were the same.

Love ya sista!

Lori

Eric & Tara said...

Oh my gosh, I am bawling my eyeballs out!!! Congrats I am sure she is SO beautiful!!!

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Jori said...

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the video AND congrats on the court date! I am so excitted to "see" her!!!
Blessings, Jori

aprilm said...

Wow, this is wonderful. My husband and I are about to start our journey of Adoption in Ethiopia. God has laid this country on our hearts along with Cambodia. I'm so excited to start this new part of our life and so happy that you have shared your journey. I say God Bless you and your family.

ohhollyf said...

Wow you guys ! God has really come through as always. Congratulations, i cannot wait to see her at church, and may sign up for nursery work, just to hold her, Holly Frick