Meeting Family at the Sheltering Wings Orphanage

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Denalee Chapman February 24, 2015

A story of a powerful first meeting at the Sheltering Wings orphanage in Burkina Faso, West Africa.

This wonderful and touching video of Therese meeting her mum, sister, and grandma for the first time at the Sheltering Wings orphanage is joyous to watch. Shy Therese doesn’t have much to say, but she feels the tender language of love and family. And you will too as you watch this video.

For those wanting to follow this adoption journey and are interested in knowing more, Mum (Erika) keeps a blog you can read.

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Denalee Chapman

Denalee is an adoptive mother, a motivational speaker, a writer, and a lover of life. She and her husband have adventured through the hills and valleys of life to find that the highest highs and the lowest lows are equally fulfilling. Book Denalee to speak to your group, or find Denalee's writings, including her books on her website at

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