Friday, September 15, 2006

More Good Adoption News

I just got off the phone with D~, from my agency.

Our dossier has been approved by the Ministry of Justice, which is a centralized government agency (as near as I can determine, at any rate) in Viet Nam. The dossier was actually approved three days ago, on September 12, 2006.

Our documents have now been sent to the provincial authorities in Da Nang, Viet Nam, which is the province where Lan is living with her foster mom and foster grandmother and foster sister.

We are now in the longest waiting period so far - the wait for the provincial authorities to approve Lan's documents, and send them to the Ministry of Justice together with our family dossier. The quickest that this has happened for a family with our agency is 1.5 months, and the longest it has taken for a family with our agency is 6 months.

So, we celebrate a milestone, and we wait for another.


Anonymous susan said...

Wishing your family a short wait!

Friday, September 15, 2006 2:29:00 PM  
Blogger Ryan and Heather said...

Congrats! One more thing to cross off the list, you're getting closer everyday!

Friday, September 15, 2006 8:08:00 PM  
Blogger Melanie said...

WooHoo. I hope you get the short wait.

Saturday, September 16, 2006 2:40:00 AM  
Blogger Danielle said...

Of course we are wishing for a short wait for you and Lana.

Side note: Jeff suggested Chaio with you and your family soon. What do you think?

Saturday, September 16, 2006 8:38:00 AM  
Blogger Historian G20 said...


Saturday, September 16, 2006 9:31:00 PM  
Anonymous Janie said...

Here's hoping for a short wait!! :)

Monday, September 18, 2006 8:44:00 AM  

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