International Adoption — Be the Difference

A look at the faces behind international adoption.

Jessalynn Speight June 28, 2014

A short clip showing you a handful of beautiful children who were adopted internationally, underscoring the fact that international adoption changes lives in a powerful way.

A poignant part of this clip is when it shares with the audience that eventually children age out of the orphanages and are left on the street homeless, to fend for themselves. One sweet girl in this video was adopted two years before she aged out of the system. That is one child saved and many more to save.

Everyone has the chance to help a child in an orphanage or in foster care and give them what every child deserves: a home and a family.

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Jessalynn Speight

Jessalynn Bills Speight placed for adoption 5.5 years ago. She gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. She placed her in the arms of an incredible family and share a wonderful open adoption. When her birth daughter was 6 months old she started a blog called, 2 years later she got married to a stud muffin. She now has two kids and 2 fur babies. She resides in good ol' Utah. She started hosting retreats for adoptive couples and has now moved on to hosting birth mother retreats as well. She has presented at conferences and taught classes at women's retreats. She recently had an article in Cosmopolitan, was featured on Fox National News, The Kelly File, and several local news channels. She's helped film a documentary about adoption, a video called the Agape Project, and has blogged for many other websites and online magazines. She is an avid foodie and enjoys cooking, traveling, rescuing animals, learning about holistic healing, history, and photography.

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