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Good to be back home again

2008-11-24 09:54:50 GMT2008-11-24 17:54:50 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

Liann Aiyu Downs and her adopted American mother Grace Told Downs are all smiles at a welcome ceremony in Beijing Sunday for a weeklong home reunion trip for 50 adopted China-born children. Most of the children, aged between six and ten, now live in the USA. A few of them have been adopted by parentes in Australia, the netherlands and Sweden. The event is organized by the Bridge of Love Adoption Service, affiliated to the Ministry of Civil Affairs, under which the kids will visit Chongqing, from where most of them were adopted. [Asianewsphoto]

Liann Aiyu Downs and her adopted American mother Grace Told Downs are all smiles at a welcome ceremony in Beijing Sunday for a weeklong home reunion trip for 50 adopted China-born children. Most of the children, aged between six and ten, now live in the USA. A few of them have been adopted by parentes in Australia, the netherlands and Sweden. The event is organized by the Bridge of Love Adoption Service, affiliated to the Ministry of Civil Affairs, under which the kids will visit Chongqing, from where most of them were adopted. [Asianewsphoto]

Li Xueju(left), Minister of Civil Affairs, gives a souvenir to a China-born girl who is adopted by an American family. [Asianewsphoto]

Li Xueju(left), Minister of Civil Affairs, gives asouvenir to a China-born girl who is adopted by an American family. [Asianewsphoto]

Li Xueju(C), Minister of Civil Affairs, takes a photo with families which take part in a weeklong home reunion trip. [Asianewsphoto]

Liann Aiyu Downs and her adopted American mother Grace Told Downs are all smiles at a welcome ceremony in Beijing Sunday for a weeklong home reunion trip for 50 adopted China-born children. Most of the children, aged between six and ten, now live in the USA. A few of them have been adopted by parentes in Australia, the netherlands and Sweden. The event is organized by the Bridge of Love Adoption Service, affiliated to the Ministry of Civil Affairs, under which the kids will visit Chongqing, from where most of them were adopted.

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