These boys and girls spent time in orphanages but thankfully ended up in loving homes with a good future.
Luybasha at the orphanage in 2005. The second picture was taken at home in a year
Alyosha seldom smiled before. Now he has a mom
Manya was waiting for her mom. Now she is her parents' little princess
Marusya one month after she left the orphanage
First encounter, in a month, in a year
A photo from the personal data file, the photos from a family album
See how Zhenya has changed after she was adopted
A photo from a regional database and another photo taken at home
Katya in her own house and at the orphanage
Marusya. The change is obvious.
In half a year
Maria is very happy that she has found parents.
A boys' haircut at the orphanage and curly hair at home.
This kid was left at hospital being only two days old. The second photo was taken in nine months.
Yan - his mom's little cutie pie who once was an orphaned child.
Would you believe now that Andrey has been adopted?
Oleg was a shy and small kid with sad eyes at the orphanage. Now he is a happy, cheerful and curious boy.
Nastya was weak at the orphanage. After adoption the weight gain was obvious and fast.
The girl used to be scared of everyone. Now her new parents love her and take care of her.
Danya 5 months after he was taken from the orphanage.
The baby used to cry all the time. Not any more.
Nikita - finally at home.
Dima. His parents couldn't even think after seeing the boy for the furst time that he will soon be their beloved son.
Irina. 1 year old – in the hospital. 4 years old – in the yard of her parent’s house.
Seryozha. His new parents are very proud of having such a son.
Personal data file: "Shy, slim, weak." Do you see the change?
Platon stayed at the orphanage for half a year. Now he is 11 months old and has a loving mom.
First day at home. 2 years and 6 months. 9 years old. The girl is very good at math and is the winner of the Moscow Math Contest for Children.
First photos of Lyuba and Ilyusha were taken at the orpahange in 2006. The second photo was taken 2 months after they were adopted. And the third photo – in 1 year. Their new parents can't imagine their life without these cute kids.
Christina’s mother: "I want everybody to know how happy I am. My son adores his sister and she loves him too. Our relatives and friends present her new toys every day. I am really happy!"
Marusya’s mom: "The girl is wonderful and what is the most important, she's ours. We went for the adoption just right after we saw the picture of her. She was waiting for us for 2 years and 1 month. Thanks God we have our daughter."
"We adopted Misha when he was 11 years old. He has been with us for 8 months and we are very happy. He is a caring elder brother and loving son."
"Igor is no longer sad now that he has a home, his eyes shine with happiness instead."
"Our daughter has been with us for 1.5 months but just look how much she's changed! We all adore her."
Yaroslava is two year old and has already spend a year with her new parents.
Sonya is very sociable and makes friends easily. The kid is just wonderful.
"Feels like my son has always been with me."
Marina at the orphanage and 2 years after she was adopted.
"My daughter is 2 year old now and she always makes me smile."
Polina was adopted 1 year and 3 months ago
Olya and Olesya
Danila’s parents: "We never conceal the fact that our son was adopted. In 6 months after the adoption he can talk and goes in for sports."
"We adopted Sasha in 2005 and there was no other person in the world whom we loved more... Until we adopted a girl named Katya in 2006. The children spend all the time together now. They refuse to sleep in separate rooms."
Lyuda is 4 years old now
Seryozha is one year old now. He spent ten months in the orphanage.
Sasha was adopted three months ago.
8 months ago Diana never laughed. She is a different person now.
"Sasha is 2.5 year old. He was adopted 1 year ago. We became a happy family after the adoption with this tiny hurricane flying around the house."
Liza’s mom: "I would talk to women who had adopted their kids, looked at the photos of the children in orphanages and finally made a right decision. My daughter Liza will be 2 years old soon."
"When we saw our Anya for the first time, she was 3 years old. The next photo was taken in 2007, three years after that."
"Our precious girl."
Katya was adopted 6 month ago
Seryozha was taken from theorphanage 6 months ago
Vika before and after the adoption
1 year after the adoption.
Vika a week after the adoption
Nastya will soon be five
Moniuka has lived with her parents for a year now
Two weeks after the adoption
Liza was adopted 2 years ago
Alisa 5 months after the adoption