What Is Her Name?

This is my daughter's name:

柳     春      田
Liu  Chun  Tian

     Liu = Willow        Chun = Spring        Tian = Field

According to the orphanage report, when Tian Tian was found 
they didn't know her name.

Liu Chun Tian 
was the name given to her by orphanage officials. 
The reasons for this name are as follows;

All the children in Liuzhou are given 
the same surname "Liu",

All the children in Liuzhou who who came to the orphanage in the year 2007
 were given the same first name, "Chun",
And lastly, it's written in the report that the name "Tian" was 
given to her by the nannies in the orphanage without any special meaning.
Without any special meaning.

Sasha Jade ChunTian 
will be the name given to our daughter by her Forever Family,
Fayga Tova
will be her *Hebrew name.
Here are the very special meanings;


was chosen by her brother Jakey, 
it carries a special connection to China 
and stands for precious, beauty, grace and purity 

is her Chinese name
meaning a field during the springtime

Fayga Tova
Fayga means little bird, Tova means "goodness" 

The name Fayga is given to Tian Tian 
in loving memory of Marla's Grandmother Fay Niedelson
Sasha Jade ChunTian

Our Precious, Graceful, Pure 
Good Little Bird flying over a Field in the Springtime.
Many special meanings.

*A note about Hebrew names;
Judaism teaches that a Hebrew name has an influence on its bearer. Hence, it is extremely important to name your children after individuals with positive character traits who have led fortunate lives and have helped bring goodness to the world.
When a child is named after the deceased, the latter's soul is elevated to a higher realm in heaven and a spiritual affinity is created between the soul of the departed and the soul of the newborn child. That deep spiritual bond between these two souls can have a profound impact on the child.

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Our Adoption Timeline:

Begin Home Study:
August 10, 2009
Liu Chun Tian
Referral Photos:
August 19, 2009
Letter Of Intent:
August 24, 2009
September 2, 2009
(in 9 days)
Home Study Completed:
October 5, 2009
I-800A Sent:
October 6. 2009
Immigration Approval:
November 19, 2009
(in 45 days)
Dossier To China:
December 18, 2009
Log In Date:
December 31, 2009
(in 13 days)
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Letter Of Approval:
(in 74 days)
I-800 Sent:
I-800 Approval:
Cabled 4-7-2010
Article 5
Picked Up 5-4-2010
Travel Approval:
Leaving On A Jet Plane:
June 12, 2010
Forever Family Day:
American Citizenship:
July 4th, 2010