Timeline #2

Fall 2011
Serious prayer about adopting again

November 6, 2011 (Orphan Sunday & Malachi's Birthday)
Decided to adopt again

November, 2011
Agency/Country Research

Winter 2011/2012
Paper-chasing

February 29, 2012
Officially on a Wait List

August 1, 2012
Surprise Referral!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

3 month old BOY

August 3, 2012
Submitted to court

October 8, 2012
Preliminary court hearing

October 10, 2012
Got a travel date!
*We need to be in Ethiopia October 31
 
October 19, 2012
1st Hearing (successful)

October 24, 2012
Fly out Emirates


October 28, 2012
Meetcha Day

October 31, 2012
Scheduled Court Date-PASSED

November 1, 2012
Fly home Emirates

November 30, 2012
Received Passport

December 6, 2012
Embassy Medical 



December 27, 2012
Submitted to Embassy

December 28, 2012
Embassy Begins Orphan Investigation

January 3, 2013
Request for Additional Information

January 10, 2013
Embassy Receives Needed Information
Embassy Medical Document Submitted

January 14, 2013
Case CLEARED!!!!!!

January 17, 2013
Fly out United/Lufthansa

January 19, 2013
Arrive in Ethiopia (late evening)

January 20, 2013
Reunited with Abel Sunday Morning:):):)

January 22, 2013
Embassy Appointment

January 23, 2013
Fly out Lufthansa (late evening)

January 24, 2013
Finally HOME!!!!!! (that afternoon)

Although the dates and timeline stop here . . . we know the journey with Abel has only begun . . . the best is yet to come!

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