Thursday, July 2, 2009

Lulako Means Pretty

I was born Lulako Daniso, in the Sidama region of Ethiopia. They say I was born on December 3, 2008, but are not too sure, I wasn't born in the hospital. My first mommy and daddy would have loved to be my only mommy and daddy but God has a different plan. See my first daddy Daniso Wakayo died before I was born. He died from illnesses caused by poor sanitation and digesting dirty water. It was a very sad time for my mommy and it made her very ill with worry. My first mommy's name is Aster Debiso. I was only 24 days young when she died. I wasn't left alone. I have a sister and 3 brothers!!! My uncle Karfafa Wakayo tried very hard to keep me with him, to honor his brother Daniso. But I became very ill, because it was hard to get milk and there was no formula and so with a heavy heart he took me to an orphanage to be cared for.

I was very tiny when I came to the Gladney care center on March 2nd, 2009. I only weighed 7 lbs. I had several health issues, but while in Gladney's care, I feel much much better.

On April 9th, I got a new mommy!!!!!!

I'll let Mommy tell her own story, she has a blog too (of course), you can see it here... MOMMY'S BLOG... but don't go away!!!

It took a long time for my paper work.  My Mommy said she was really worried. And for some reason she was worried about my looks.... ain't I beautiful?

Mommy waited, and worked, and prayed and finally on July 2, 2009 I officially became the artist known as 


But you can call me Lulu!!!!
and this is my story.....


  1. What a beautiful little girl, and what an amazing new mama she has to help her grow strong. I don't comment often, but I still pray for you both. God bless you both in your new journey.

  2. Miss Lulu is beautiful! Welcome home! I was wondering why I hadn't seen any updates on your other blog, and then I realized today that you started this one!

  3. Hey Miss's your Auntie in Cali! Kalkidane sends much love and misses you very much! PS....thank your Mommy for the wonderful box of goodies---Kalkidane opened it up right before going to the New Years' Celebration in our neck of the woods. Yes, she is sleeping with her "pretty bunny." We will call you soon----get some rest and be a sweet girl!

  4. So here you are, Lulu, you beautiful girl, you!!


  5. You are hilarious Robbin. I love the way you started this blog. Welcome home Lulu.Your mommy has waited for this a long time.