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Giving “Happily Ever Afters” to Chinese Orphans / Dancing Through It All

April 22, 201459 min
Part A: Half the Sky Foundation is a non-profit organization that helps Chinese orphans overcome the pain of loneliness and abandonment by placing them with caring foster families all over the world. Founder and AARP Purpose Prize winner Jenny Bowen started Half the Sky when she noticed the completed transformation of her adopted daughter from frightened little girl to a happy thriving child. Bowen wanted to provide the opportunity for this same transformation to the many thousands of children in the Chinese orphanage system. She was not only successful, but she also revolutionized the Chinese system of foster care. Bowen tells her story in her book, “Wishing You Happy Forever.” Part B: Ballet may be one [...]

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