Today, I’m going to share with you one of the grossest things I’ve ever eaten! One of my favorite things to do in other countries is try both the favorite foods of the locals–especially foods that us in the West might find strange. In the Peruvian Amazon, I had the opportunity to try something many would probably never consider eating.
“In China, many children with special needs are abandoned. Sometimes this is because they are unwanted, but many times it is because the parents simply cannot take care of them. This is why Shepherd’s Field Children’s Village in Tianjin, China was founded—to help these orphans receive the care they need. At Shepherd’s Field, we provide not only for each orphans physical needs, but we also give them love. Each kid becomes part of a family—the Shepherd’s Field family. However, we still have many more wonderful children still in need of forever families.”
In Asia, there is a fruit that is known as either the “King of Fruit” or stinky fruit. The real name is Durian. It is known throughout not only Asia but around the world for it’s pungent aroma and taste. Some people think it smells like sweaty shoes while other people…
Geno is a 13 year old boy at Agape Life House in China. Geno is a smart, funny, talented and genuinely great kid. He came to Agape House about 5 years ago because he has brittle bone disease. On December 31st of this year, Geno will age out of the adoption system here in China. Despite the odds, Geno still dreams of having a family of his own.
Gabriel is an amazing young man, but he has one problem. In China, orphans have until their 14th birthday to be adopted. Gabriel’s time is ticking down. As making this post, he only has 9 months and 9 days until his birthday.