[When Social Services in Russia removed Emily from her home due to severe abuse and neglect, they also removed four siblings, along with her. The two youngest children, a boy named Vitaly Anatolievich Moisiev and a girl named Maria Anatolievna Moisieva, were legally divorced from Emily, Annie and Lydia and adopted out to different families. We don’t know the whereabouts of Emily’s two siblings and we believe that they don’t know about their other siblings, either. Emily wanted to post letters to Vitaly and Maria on her blog. She really hopes to find them one day. For more information on Emily’s first family, click here: http://johnmsimmons.com/basic-history-of-the-moisievakoshkina-family/ ]
How are you doing? I am doing good. I miss you and I love you. I am going to the Day Program [a program where people in Emily’s care program go during the day if they don’t have jobs]. I went twice to California with my sister, and after, I went with my family. Also, I live in a group home with [name of organization withheld]. I will love to find you some day because I care about my brother because make me so happy about it. I will love to see you soon if possible [if not] I can find you later.
Vitale, important to me, my family. I believe that you are somewhere there, my brother, Vitale. I love you so much. I am glad that you got adopted [by] your family. I am grateful for you. Vitale, you are my support and my help. You are so amazing, my brother, Vitale. I need believe that all the time [I am] big sister for my Vitale and my sister like me. Again, Vitale, I love you all my heart.
My week went so good. I have [name of program withheld] Christmas party last Monday and my family spent time with me at the Christmas party. I am excited to go home for Christmas and spend time with my family. And also, Vitale, I’m going [home] for Christmas Eve, too.
I have amazing Assistant Manager and also big manager from my group home.
Vitale, what have you been doing?
And I also have amazing staff in the group home. I will love to see you someday because I [have] been missing you a lot.
I am twenty-three years old. My birthday is May 5th (Cinco de Maio).
I went this year with my staff to the corn maze and also went to the hay ride and we have so much fun because Vitale [it] makes you happy when you are doing something to make you happy.
Vitale, I remember that I signed paper for you to get adopted [by] your family and make me so sad because I am not going to see you never again.
I am going bowling on Monday with the Day Program. And we have lots of activities and a party. We went to nickel city and I won some prizes and we have so much fun. I have Day Program staff from my program and we had so much fun.
I went to Lagoon [local amusement park] and make me so scared because I get too scared. But I have fun at Lagoon.
Vitale [you] need family also.
Sometimes we go to museum. I learn about how stay with my family forever with happiness and love and patience and welcome home.
I am strong right now, Vitale because how we [are] with new things and my new family like for you, also. Be stronger for your family also because family important.
Vitale, every week we do crafts and also we go to movies. We had amazing dinner at the Christmas party [last week]. I like to decorate a Christmas trees and also we did so much fun in the group home.
I decorate my house with Christmas decorations. I like going shopping in group home and we go grocery shopping. And also, Vitale, we did more activities. I went home for Thanksgiving and I have so much fun. And we eat so much turkey and mashed potatoes. I [would] spend time with my family more often if I could.
Again thank you amazing people in the world that you guys been helping me and always been loving me and also giving me support.
[While we withhold some current location information on Emily from something as public as her blog, she longs to find her siblings. Obviously, we would do everything we could to help them to find each other, meet, and have a relationship. Anyone with information about Maria or Vitale is encouraged to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org ]
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