Yu Bei, who will be coming to Illinois soon, peeks around the corner.
Yu Bei, Shaling & Natalie
Though Shaling is pointing up, the lower bunk here was her bed.
The award she received for her English progress
I think this little girl is desperate to be adopted...very talkative and craving for attention.
Li Qian, who will also be going to the United States soon.
This is the roof of their building. It appears that they process their meat, dry out their laundry, and keep their own garden here.
Snapshots of Shaling on the wall
Connie explains to Yu Bei that she will live just two or three hours from Shaling.
The kids line up on the balcony to tell us all "bye-bye, bye-bye"!
Shaling poses in front of her school.