Category Archives: BBW Trip 2013

The Swim Party

We had two swim parties this year. The kids loved it and it was easy and fun. The hotel we stay at let the kids come and swim for free. It was so much fun playing with the kids–watching Mark … Continue reading

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All You Need Is Love

I know I say this every year, but this was the best year yet! It is our sixth year visiting the orphanage, 5 of them as part of the Big Big World Project, the first when Thai was adopted. At … Continue reading

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I Can See!

After WHA did their eye exams, we took two of the girls to the optometrist to get a more complete exam and to pick out glasses. Duyen & Hue needed glasses (1.25). Another young man needed glasses (2.25) which we … Continue reading

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The Swing

Earl, husband of Board member Barb Quist, wanted to make something while he was at the Center. He found the perfect project–a swing! Phap scaled the tree like a monkey, lassoing the rope around a really high limb (~20′ high). … Continue reading

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The Dentists Continued

So today we learned that they did a total of 10 extractions on 6 children. And the average number of fillings per child was 3-4. Here are photos of their amazing set up!

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The Barbeque

Just when we thought the day couldn’t be even better, it was! Everyone from BBW went to the market but me (Cynthia)–all that raw meat and fish in bowls everywhere just overwhelms me. They bought lots of things–vegetables we don’t … Continue reading

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Lunch at the Center

The older children and the nannies (including former ones) made an amazing lunch for all the doctors and BBW volunteers! We had a sweet and sour soup, a local fish, squid with greens, noodles, rice, crab, snails. Unbelievable. A truly … Continue reading

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