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A report from Doug Brendel to all who support or follow New Thing in Belarus...


For the orphans at Kobryn...

Красивое Рождество!

(A beautiful Christmas!)


Christmas comes late in Belarus — the Orthodox tradition places it on January 7th.

But the day was GREAT anyway, for the orphans at Children’s Village in Kobryn.


Friends of New Thing have been helping the children here for a number of years.

This Christmas was the best of all!


I thought you’d like to see a few of the happy faces.

The house parents themselves took these shots. They’re family photos!


Thanks to all who follow New Thing and give so generously.


More adventures to come!


Much love,

Doug Brendel


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Thanks again!