We are extremely grateful that you have taken the time to consider our profile. We truly admire the strength, courage, and compassion that have guided you to consider an adoption plan. We are eager to devote our lives to raising and nurturing a child. We would consider it our great honor to raise your child with love, honesty, humor, and kindness.
We each grew up with several close friends who were adopted, so we were both exposed to adoption from an early age. Jacob's aunt and uncle adopted their newborn son Christopher when Jacob was 8 years old. Jacob is like a big brother to Christopher and we enjoy when Christopher comes to visit!
Jacob's Godparents also have a daughter who was adopted, and whom Jacob has known her whole life. We have enjoyed numerous family vacations and trips to Duke sporting events with her family over the years. She is getting married this year and we are so excited to meet her birth mother and other members of her birth family who will be coming to the wedding!
As we started the adoption process, we began talking to many families about their own unique adoption journeys. We are grateful for the opportunity to start our own amazing adoption journey and we look forward to sharing our experience with friends and family.
In our free time, we enjoy being with family, cooking and entertaining, spending time outside, and going to the beach and mountains. We have been lucky enough to get to travel together a lot and have become amateur photographers. We particularly enjoy taking pictures of nature and the environment. We also enjoy attending Duke sporting events together and have even been to two Duke Football Bowl Games. We look forward to sharing our interests and adventures with our child.
Carie is the leader of a church ministry which is devoted to partnering with a farming village in Guatemala. Carie also enjoys planning an annual party for patients and families at the hospital where she works. This annual get together allows hundreds of patients and their families to have a fun day of games and food while celebrating their recovery.
Jacob has been a lifelong Duke fan and was even able to be in attendance for Duke Basketball's 2015 NCAA Championship. Besides watching Duke sports, Jacob enjoys playing golf with his brothers, working on cars, and volunteering in the community, along with coworkers and friends. Jacob also has an interest in fishing and hopes to learn to fly fish in the near future.
Carie About Jacob:
Jacob is my best friend, my hero, and my soulmate. From the minute I met Jacob I could tell he was one of the most caring and family oriented people I had ever met. Jacob is intelligent, funny, and kind. He takes time to take care of his family and is always willing to do anything to help me, our families, or even a neighbor in need. Jacob is an amazing and loving husband and I know he will make a wonderful father.
Jacob About Carie:
Carie is the most thoughtful, compassionate, and caring person that I know. She is dedicated to her family, her patients, and God. She is always willing to go out of her way to lend a helping hand to others, whether it be a family member or a complete stranger. As a pediatric nurse, she is attentive and comforting to her patients and their families. Her desire to help others is also evident by her leadership of a church mission to help the people of Guatemala. Carie's loving nature, natural maternal instinct, and vast pediatric nursing expertise will make her an amazing mother!
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