Kidd Ethiopia Adoption

Click HERE to watch us getting Endale at the orphanage

Click HERE to watch us getting Gabrielle at the orphanage

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Meeting GG for the First Time!

Here is a video clip of us meeting Gabrielle (in person) for the first time - don't think it needs any other introduction.


A special thanks to Dana for taking such amazing pictures that we will treasure forever, and to Barett for taking great video (and being an all around great guy!)


Anonymous said...

CONGRATS you guys!!! She is beautiful...brings back tons of memories of picking up Sakari!!! Welcome HOME!!!

Sherry said...

I wept through the whole thing! What a precious babe, what a precious story, what an amazing God!

Sherry Semlow

Patty V. said...

What an amazing precious gift to you from our Father in heaven! God bless your family!

Patty Violette

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

OH MY GOODNESS!!!!! That video is beautiful beyond words...AND you gave no tisssue alert!!!! Oh Andrea, I am just so overjoyed for you and Pete! Let me know when you are ready for a visitor! :-)
Blessings to you my friend,

Mark Redfern said...

I LOVE IT!!! Beautiful! :) So, so happy for you!

--Katie R.

Christy/Jeremy said...

She is a beautiful addition to your already beautiful family. What a blessing! I need to replenish my tissue supply... Enjoy this precious time. Sending love, Christy

Leah Reeves said...

It sounds like you are having an amazing trip. She is beautiful and looks so healthy. I am so happy for you family.

Pete Juvinall said...

1:10 and 2:05 are just great. That's a really great video Kidds, congratulations!!!

K.P. said...

OOOHHH...Where ARE my tissues?? :) She is beautiful and I am SO happy she is home!

I couldn't help but imagine what our version of this will be like. It was nice knowing that our son was just steps away when you were shooting that video. Thanks for taking our love to him. : )


Kiki:) said...

Rea Rea,
I'm doing the *ugly cry* watching and re-watching this amazing video of LOVE!! There are just no words....
We love you and are soooo happy you're home!!
Give me a call when you are feeling rested!! Praying for you!!

Dietrich & Amy Lusse said...

I'm crying my eyes very, very beautiful. Wow! Wow! I'm speechless. Amazing!
Love to you guys,
Dietrich & Amy

Clive & Dawn said...

this is just so amazing to watch, thank you for giving me hope. Congratulations, she is so beautiful!

Jori said...

Oh Andrea!! (and Pete! :)) I can only imagine!!!! (now with your help) love you guys!

Susan said...

That is so touching!! I especially love the looks on Andrea's face! Pure joy! So glad that you are home and can get on with life now!

Love, Susan

Karen said...

Congrats, Kidd family!! This video is simply amazing, I am so happy for you all! :)

Carpenters said...

Thank you for sharing such a special moment with us! I began showing it and Josiah hopped right up in my lap. He watched the whole thing with me and pointed to the screen and said, "Hi, baby." It was very sweet. I guess they are just going to have to meet some day.

With Love,
Penelope (and Josiah)

the Steiger's said...

thank you so much for sharing this with us. It brings so many memories and lots of tears in my eyes. Gabriele is so beatiful.
Welcome home.
love, Lenka

Apryl said...

The video brings back such sweet memories--I'm choked up watching it! I'm so glad you guys made it home safely with your beautiful baby!

Ron and Kellie Pellizzari said...

I'm crying so many happy tears right now!! I'm so thrilled for your family! What a beautiful girl!! Thanks be to God!!

Jill said...

I had to keep pausing this video to wipe my eyes - congratulations!

Amber said...

I found your blog through Kristen's blog and watched your video. I also balled like a baby like many others. Thanks for sharing this special moment. It helps all of us that are going through the process have a light at the end of a long tunnel. God Bless you!

Danielle said...

I'm surprised I could see everything through the tears. Just beautiful. It's so great to hear she's doing so well. I still find myself thinking, "I can't believe they're really home with her!!!"


solas4me said...

What a beautiful video. Thanks for sharing it. We are looking forward to the day that we meet our daughter.

The Darlings
"A Darling Life"

Lori D'Andrea said...

Dear Pete and Andrea,

Rich and Sharon shared your story and blog with me and it was so inspiring! Pete, I have not seen you in a long time, it was great to see your life turn out as amazing as it did. You look like a very special couple with a beautiful family! Enjoy the new addition to your family!


Chuck and Kathy said...

Thank you for talking to me and all the info. Gabrielle is beautiful and I can't wait till we can experience what you all did. Hopefully we can fill out our application soon.