PERSPECTIVE We love to have visitors at Humanity Home, for many reasons. It dawned on me in June of 2023 that visitors provide perspective on what we do at HH and how we got here. A college friend from nearly 50 years ago who is a medical professional expressed interest in visiting Humanity Home.
New Sisters 2022 In September, a new girl came to us, referred by children’s services. She was being severely beaten at home. I will not even get into her backstory here because it is revolting, and our purpose is to give the child a life moving forward. I describe her arrival and LJ’s
LJ’s Superpower I have written in previous articles about this amazing girl, sharing the stories about how we came to love each other and how a Daddy’s love breathed life into her, and how she inspires me. In the four and a half years LJ, now nine, has been with us, we have
Transformations Seeing the growth and progress of children is one of the wonderful things about HH. Here are a few more examples. Valarie, age 10, has grown so much in the past year in several ways. She is very tall for her age, and towers over several age mates in the house. She
Humanity Home May 2022 Update - Life at HH I had the pleasure of living at Humanity Home from December 2, 2021 until April 18, 2022, experiencing the rhythm of life in this marvelous family. In December, we welcomed three little girls, Tamara (age 3) and sisters Esther (6) and Serfin (3). Taraji,
Meet our new children - December 2021 In December 2021, Humanity Home brought in three little girls. Meet Esther, Serfin and Tamara. Esther and Serfin are sisters, ages 6 and 3. Tamara is also 3. I do not like to discuss or show the abject circumstances in which we found these children. Let
Humanity Home 2021 Update The pandemic disrupted the kids’ schooling for seven months. Now they are on a difficult, if not untenable, make-up schedule. Travel restrictions kept me away from Humanity Home for sixteen months. To reduce the risk of Covid, staff were required to live at HH. The kids were basically confined
UPDATE ON LJ An earlier article describes how I first bonded with the little girl known as LJ. Since that item was written, LJ has grown and come out of her shell. She is an instigator. She leads the other little girls around. She is charming and engaging and whenever someone new comes