A Visit to the Yiyang
The road to YiYang was small and full of potholes. It took four hours from
Nanchang. The building was built as an orphanage and is U shaped. One wing
is dorms, one community rooms and the third side is for indigent older people
who have been given a place to live and in exchange they work in the gardens and
serve as surrogate grandparents. There were five or less beds per
room. The children and the rooms were clean, no odors, no sores, etc. The
children were well fed and active. Our daughter enjoyed being there during our
visit which is a good sign. She was very comfortable with the workers.
Everything looked as if it had been painted within the last year.
The city of Yiyang
The courtyard at the orphanage.
On a balcony of the orphanage.
Babies in their cribs.
The "bath" inside each dorm room.
The conference room.
Karolyn, with her parents looking on, visits with the nanny
that had cared for her at the orphanage.
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