Thirty-one Ukrainian Orphans Hope To Make Utah Home

Thirty-one Ukrainian Orphans Hope To Make Utah Home

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(KSL News) -- The "Welcome Wagons" were at the Salt Lake airport late last night for some pretty special visitors.

Thirty-one orphans from Ukraine were greeted by Utah families who may be adopting some of them!

Thirty-one Ukrainian Orphans Hope To Make Utah Home

After adopting two daughters of their own, Vern and Nanette Garrett started a charity called "Save a Child". They're helping other Utah families cut through the red tape of adoption, and have arranged for these children, ages 5 to 15 to come for a three week visit to Salt Lake so families have a chance to get to know the child.

Leslie Soderberg, Sandy: "I just got real teary. Like my husband said, and my daughters said, take their pictures because for us this is like their birth. This is what we get. It's wonderful."

While here, the children and families will be taking part in all sorts of group activities, visiting the local sites.

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