Two years ago today, Allie was carried off a plane from South Korea and leaned straight into my arms for the first time. It was such a surreal moment, one I still can't wrap my brain around. After all the paperwork, waiting and worrying to get her home, in the end, she was literally just handed over. Ours forever. What a blessing and what an adventure she is! We love to joke that she has defied all our expectations; we had thought we'd be getting this tiny, soft-spoken, quiet little girl... she is NONE of those things! She is a LOUD, BOLD and FEARLESS little girl who literally never stops talking, even in her sleep. We wouldn't have her any other way! Happy Gotcha Day, Allison Hee Young!
I never tire of watching her homecoming video, and I never get through it without crying: