Author Archive | Anna

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Don’t Hijack Our “Minnesota Nice”

Let’s talk community. com·mu·ni·ty kəˈmyo͞onədē/ noun a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common. a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.    I’ve always had close friends, many acquaintances, and lived a social life. But it wasn’t until […]

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Adoption: Mountain and Valley, Part 2

The most beautiful girl I had ever laid eyes on was now my daughter, Amilia Degenesh Bailey.  You can read more about our picture perfect adoption story here.  Her nannies lovingly called her, Konjo, meaning beautiful, and were smitten with her contagious personality.  While most of the other babies at the orphanage where severely malnourished […]

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