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Alex is a physically healthy 10-year-old boy who lives in a group home for children in Eastern Europe. He likes robotics, technical devices and soccer – and he loves his younger sister, Alice, who he has a strong bond with!

Alex is in the third grade, and he is doing better in school. He has some behavioral problems, but they are improving significantly. Alex asked to get a bike, and the people at the group home promised him one if he improves his behavior. He now has a bike and is very proud of it.

When asked what he knows about America, Alex said that it is a country with a lot of states.

The children do not have a television in the group home, because the caregivers encourage their creativity and imagination. In school, children study English, and Alex takes lessons from a U.S. citizen who lives nearby. He knows basic words, and he can quickly learn the language with the right motivation.

If you would like to find out more about children available for adoption in Bulgaria, contact Upbring International Adoption: email Erin Patterson. You may also call 800-396-4611 and ask to speak to the International Adoption team.

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