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We are the Ducommuns! There are 4 of us now-Craig, Laura, Zamara, and now Mahashavah, our 1 year old son. We adopted Zamara from Ethiopia in 2008. Our son is also from Ethiopia and we are hoping to bring him home soon. We live Flagstaff Arizona. We are so glad you found us. Take a look around and don't forget to leave us a message.

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Zamara's first video... video


The Bell Family said...

I just showed Logan and Eric your video and told them again that this is their cousin. Logan said "Whoooooo" and Eric said "What is that? Cousint" They love her already!


P.S. You did a beautiful job on the video. It totally made me cry.

Susan said...



Ashley said...

That was so beautiful because she is so beautiful. Good work Laura. I am SO excited for you guys. Yay!!

dezonies said...

How precious. Thanks for sharing the trials & experiences. The video was great and the music, beautifuly. Can't wait to love her up, too!

Jason, Erica, and Ashton Reed said...

She is just precious. Congratulations on answered prayers and a beautiful little girl! The Reeds

Kevin Earnst said...

Pretty cool stuff. Great pictures. Congrats guys!

Andrea said...

WOW- CONGRATS!!!!! Praise God. We are so happy for you guys and are thanking God for your success today. I remember how beautiful Zamara was when we saw her. Stunning and sweet, I can't wait for her to be in your arms!

The Kidd Family

Apryl said...

I didn't even recognize her without that PILE of hair :) Why did they shave her hair?! (aside from the lice that we all bring home...)

Congratulations guys!! I'm so excited that you are finally bringing her home! She's absolutely beautiful :)
ps. and I am SO regretting touching her in the video and making her cry!!

Amanda said...

Stopping in from Katie R.'s blog and saying a BIG HUGE congratulations! She's gorgeous :~)

Ron and Kellie Pellizzari said...

Congrats on your beautiful baby girl!!

small world said...

The VanWetten family has been praying for your success in court and now that it has happened we are praising God! Congratulations! Your daughter is so beautiful!
Theresa VanWetten

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GWG said...

Laura and Craig,

She is GORGEOUS!! Love those lips!! She looks so healthy and content in the video. Oh, I can imagine your arms must be aching to hold her. We will be praying you home soon!!
God Bless,
Brenda and Mark Peterson

Michael Garrison said...

So happy for you guys! Can't wait to meet her! Praise God, totally!

...glad to see your mac came in handy ;) j/k

Karen said...

What a gorgeous baby girl. Great job on the video!! Cant' wait for you to travel and bring her home! with love Karen Wistrom

Murray said...

Praise God! What a blessing to add this beautiful baby girl to your lives. I am so excited to be able to keep up with you guys. I just clicked on Ashley's blog, too. I can't believe she is 24! Wow. Still as strong in her faith as ever. I'll be sure and let Geoff and Jennifer know about your blog. They don't have internet access at home, but Jennifer does at work. God Bless you guys, and we will definitely have to keep in touch.

beBOLDjen said...

Love the video. You did a really good job at making a major tear jerker!! ;)

Amber said...

That is amazing! What a cutie!

mattandkristy said...

Congratulations! Beautiful!!!

Kristy (YG)

Timothy said...

I am totally overwhelmed, as well. Craig & Laura - you are so totally blessed and will be amazing parents. She is gorgeous. I pray for your safe travels and transition.

Love, love, love.
Blessings, blessings, blessings.
Stacy Barrett

Jenna said...

What a precious video! I am so excited for you guys and definitely praising God with you! She is so beautiful. Thanks for sharing. I am so happy for you. You both will make amazing parents for this precious little girl.

I love you guys!


Kiki:) said...

OK...I'm weeping watching your beautiful video!!! Zamara is soooo stunning!! Holding her and giving her your love was a gift for our family!! She is EVERYTHING you have dreamed & prayed for! I can't wait to see the first time you hold her and kiss those perfect lips! We love your daughter and pray for your travels to ET...uneventful:)))
All our love,
Roger, Kari, Michael, Hannah & Zoie Gibson

Danielle said...

Oh you guys! She is just incredible! Congratulations. I am SO thrilled you made it through court. Blessings, Danielle

P.S. What does Zamara mean? It's a beautiful name.

Carpenters said...

Ahhhh... what a sweetheart! Such a beautiful video. I can't wait to see her in your arms.

With Love,

Amber said...

That is just amazing! Great job posting the video by the way!