Sunday, October 24, 2010

College president adopts Ethiopian orphans

The adopted boys had been living with a sister and attending a school and church through Yezelalem Minch (Yezelalem Minch" means "never-ending spring," in Amharic) orphanage in Addis Ababa. The orphanage serves children whose parents have died of AIDS. They miss their sister, the boys said recently, but are glad they can talk to her weekly by phone. Had they stayed with her, they would have aged out of the orphanage system in their late teens and faced an uncertain future. Read more…


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