Thursday, June 14, 2007

15 Months Down - One Step Forward, Two Steps Back


China opened it's doors to international adoption in 1991. Up until just a few months ago, the longest that CCAA had ever taken from LID to referral was 15 months, and that was during the SARS pandemic. And so we wait.
wait verb (used without object)
1. to remain inactive or in a state of repose, as until something expected happens (often fol. by for, till, or until)
2. (of things) to be available or in readiness
3. to remain neglected for a time
4. to postpone or delay something or to be postponed or delayed
5. to look forward to eagerly
6. to continue as one is in expectation of; await
7. to postpone or delay in expectation
8. Archaic. (of things) to be in readiness for; be reserved for; await
9. Archaic. to attend upon or escort, esp. as a sign of respect. –noun
10. an act or instance of waiting or awaiting; delay; halt
11. a period or interval of waiting
source, Dictionary.com

1 comment:

amy said...

I hope things change..Saying a prayer for all of us today

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