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Pattie Hsu and Manu Garg

Orinda , CA

Hello! We are Pattie and Manu, a happy and caring couple from Orinda, California. Thank you for reading about our family. Our thoughts are with you in this journey. We have the deepest respect for your tremendous strength, motherly love, and selflessness in considering adoption. We are thrilled to welcome a child into our lives! We would love to get to know you so feel free to call us anytime. Read more >

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