baby Jackson

It’s official!  Today at 3pm the judge declared Bruk as our son.  He is such a happy playful little guy and we can’t get enough of him.  Internet access is a bit limited but we will update with more details soon!



  1. Marianne · July 10, 2012

    Oh my goodness – he is beautiful. You are all beautiful.


  2. Katie Dotson · July 10, 2012

    CONGRATULATIONS! Wow our Lord truly is faithful! Enjoy your sweet time with Bruk =)


  3. Beth Cupitt · July 10, 2012



  4. Debby · July 10, 2012

    There he is! This is wonderful and God is so good! You all look fantastic and I can’t get over how much hair he has now since beling bald and how he has even changed in looks (don’t you think?) since the original photos we had of him. Hi BRUK!!! Gramma?Grandma?Nanna?GramD?D-ma?…mishmash,moo-ma,meemaw…all these crazy names people call themselves….I have no idea what my name is BRUK, but I know yours and I love you, little guy! xoxoxo


  5. jen · July 10, 2012

    i am weeping with excitment for you and for him!! PRAISE THE LORD!!!!!!! he is sooooooooo sooooooo soooo adorable!!! oh cassie….I am sooo happy for you!!! praying already for your heart as you leave him and then get to go back to him soon!!!

    i love you guys!! WHOOOOHOOOOOOOOOOOO


  6. Stephanie (Alvaro) Dilley · July 10, 2012

    Congratulations! He is so precious. Praying for your safe return home!


  7. Mary Fuller · July 10, 2012

    Tears of joy in my eyes!! Congratulations 🙂 Enjoy your time with this little guy. He is so adorable 🙂


  8. Ryan Vet · July 10, 2012

    Congrats Drew and Cassie! I am so happy for you both!


  9. Karen · July 10, 2012

    Words can’t describe the jjoy that this brings! Love you guys and love your little Bruk!


  10. Katelyn · July 10, 2012

    Congrats!!!!!! He is adorable!!!!! You guys are perfect together!!!!!! When will he get to come home with you? Praying for you!!!!!


  11. Karen Kopchick · July 10, 2012

    congratulations and praise our mighty God! Bruk is adorable. and you guys are just glowing!


  12. Jordan Watkins · July 10, 2012

    oh my word. this is the BEST POST EVER! seriously making me tear up at work 🙂 this is so wonderful. yay yay yay yay yay 🙂 look at that little guy!


  13. Ashley · July 10, 2012

    That is so awesome! Very happy for you guys.


  14. Pam Iraggi · July 10, 2012

    So precious! What a sweet family!


  15. nicolette · July 10, 2012

    Ahhhh, he is adorable! Congrats, Mama and Daddy!!


  16. Linda Walters · July 10, 2012

    What a beautiful little blessing!! Congratulations!! (Friend of Debbie’s)


  17. Cheri Robbins · July 10, 2012

    The three of you look so happy. Parenthood!! May our heavenly Father bless your family, over and over again.
    Love to you all. Cheri


  18. Stacy · July 10, 2012

    I have chills all over!! Congratulations!!! I’ve been praying for you both so much! yay!!!


  19. Shelley · July 10, 2012

    Absolutely LOVE your 1st family photo! I seriously don’t think you guys could be smiling any bigger! He is beautiful! So excited for all 3 of you! We love and miss you<3
    The Millers


  20. Jaime · July 10, 2012

    Absolutely gorgeous!!!! I am giddy with happiness for you guys. What a precious little boy and beautiful family:)


  21. Errol · July 10, 2012

    Pictures…Just what we’ve been waiting for. Congratulations guys!! Very happy for all of you.


  22. John Bartkowicz · July 10, 2012

    I’m so happy for you guys! Congratulations!


  23. hannah · July 10, 2012

    Cassie you look like a natural!! I’m so excited for you both. Congrats!!!


  24. Rose · July 10, 2012

    I am sooooo happy for all of you! He is a handsome and precious little boy.


  25. Mary McClear · July 10, 2012

    He’s beautiful!!! Congratulations! Can’t wait to meet him!


  26. Kellli · July 10, 2012

    Yippee!! Give Him some praise ! He is so precious !


  27. jenny walker · July 10, 2012

    He’s so beautiful!!!! You are so blessed!!!


  28. Devin · July 10, 2012

    Happy Adoption Day!! Everyone looks beautiful. Smiling from ear to ear over here.


  29. Mara · July 10, 2012

    amazing and beautiful. Praise the Lord for your rescue of this little life. Amen


  30. Pepe · July 10, 2012

    Cas & Drew! That is incredible news! I’m so happy for you guys and little Bruk!


  31. Shane Miller · July 10, 2012

    Praise the Lord! What a blessing for you three. I am thanking God for His grace in your lives! AWESOME!!!


  32. Amber Budziszewski · July 10, 2012

    Congrats you guys!!! Welcome to Parenthood!!! You are such a cute family!!!


  33. Jessica Mumford · July 10, 2012

    Beautiful!! Congrats.


  34. Amy Farris · July 10, 2012

    My eyes just completely welled up when I opened to this post. Tears of joy for the three of you. I am so incredibly happy for you guys.


  35. Scott Luchene · July 11, 2012

    Congrats, you crazy kids!!!


  36. Judy Welch · July 11, 2012

    Bruk is georgeous! I am so excited for you both. God has blessed you with a beautiful son. The joy of parenthood is remarkably fun! God Bless you 3.


  37. Kathy Parcells · July 11, 2012

    I have been following your journey for quite a while


  38. Lea Wells · July 11, 2012

    Congratulations! We are so happy for your new family.


  39. Roger Donaldson · July 11, 2012

    Congratulations–I work with your mom Cassie. I have friends that are adopting their second child from Ethiopia–that is a wonderful thing and you look very happy and blessed. 🙂

    Roger Donaldson


  40. Marianne · July 11, 2012

    Cassie and Drew,
    Guess what my new desktop wallpaper is!!


  41. Anna · July 11, 2012

    He is precious!!! Congrats you guys! I’m so so so happy for you! 🙂


  42. Gramps & Grammy · July 11, 2012

    Drew & Cassie, Congratulations to you from the whole Jackson/Millheim family! Loved seeing the new pics of your little family. Your SON, Bruk is so adorable. As I said on the post yesterday…”This is the first time we have been addressed
    as “GREAT” Gramps & Grammy!” We love it!
    BIG Hugs & Kisses to Bruk and his parents
    P.S. Don’t forget to pack Bruk in the suitcase…(just a wishful prayer!!!)


  43. Marta Magnuszewska · July 12, 2012

    Cassie and Drew congratulation!!! Your Son is so adorable. I work with Marianne and heard so much about you both and the touching story of adoption. You are a beautiful family 🙂


  44. Christy Coleman Heiple · July 29, 2012

    That is so exciting! Drew and Cassie, it has been so neat to see the journey that God has taken you on to meet your little boy. I will be praying for you all. =)


  45. B. Carroll · July 29, 2012



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