Genene, adopted from Ethiopia, is learning English and trying new food, but parents Jon and Rachel Oren of Anderson, Indian say the biggest challenge for their new son is being part of a family.
By Katie Heinz (RTV6) |
ANDERSON, Ind.―It’s been a journey of thousands of miles for a young boy, but his new family says he’s settling in and adjusting well to his new life after being adopted from an orphanage in Ethiopia.
4-year-old Genene is learning English and trying new food, but parents Jon and Rachel Oren say the biggest challenge for their new son is being part of a family.
“Trying to get him to understand we love you and we’re going to take care of you and we’re preferential over a really nice man at the store or a friend or a grandparent or an aunt or an uncle,” said Rachel Oren. “Trying to really establish what the concept of family is.”
Watch the video here to see how Genene’s new family is helping him adjust to life in America.
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