Unique among African countries, the ancient Ethiopian monarchy maintained its freedom from colonial rule, with the exception of the 1936-41 Italian occupation during World War II. In 1974 a military junta, the Derg, deposed Emperor Haile SELASSIE (wh... [read more]
Date: April 27th 2009
Well, today we finally brought Tigist home from the foster home. It was a very good day as good-byes go. We arrived at the foster home around 10:30 or so with the intention of a brief visit to get the last details of Tig's routine and to say good-bye to the staff and children. I think it was bitter sweet for the other kids, as they were more somber than we are used to seeing them.
When we a ... read more