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Friday, November 2, 2007

Chinese Adoptee Mother to carry Olympic Torch!

Congratulations! And I did vote :-)

To all of our dear, dear friends of Half the Sky - YOU made it happen!

This week in Beijing we got some wonderful news. Thanks to the concerted
efforts of our most extraordinary HTS family, I am going to carry the
Olympic Torch in Beijing!!

I do not yet know if I will be permitted to run with the children. That
will be up to the Olympic Committee. But you can be sure of one thing:

Whether or not I am allowed to run WITH the children, the world will know
that I am running FOR them.

Thank you, everyone, for helping to share the Olympic spirit with China’s
orphans. I know that those children who are old enough to understand will
be so proud that they have a place in China’s grand celebration.

With love and thanks beyond measure,


Jenny Bowen
Executive Director
Half the Sky Foundation

Half the Sky was created in order to enrich the lives and enhance the prospects for orphaned children in China. We establish and operate infant nurture and preschool programs, provide personalized learning for older children and establish loving permanent family care and guidance for children with disabilities. It is our goal to ensure that every orphaned child has a caring adult in her life and a chance at a bright future.

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