Rodney, Lisha and Emoni welcome LiChai home in 2001. “When I brought him home I felt like the most fortunate woman in the world,” says Lisha.
“I wasn’t nervous about proposing to Lisha because it was meant to be,” says Rodney. “I was in too much of a hurry when I proposed the first time. God separated us and put us back together once we were ready,” adds Lisha, who never thought about mar
The Epperson clan out and about. “There is no difference between each of our children. They are all equally special and so is the story of how each of them came into my life,” says Lisha.
“People say, ‘You guys are so good for adopting,’ but they have no idea what these kids have brought to our lives,” says Rodney.
While Lisha and Rodney were overjoyed when they got pregnant, their previous loss had them walking on “pins and needles.” “It was a tough nine months. There were many issues that came up before we could have a healthy boy,” says Rodney.
“I’m a dress lover and I get unlimited access to it and that’s great. There is another side to living with a designer. There are pins and shreds of fabrics everywhere!” says Lisha.
The children at the Crayola Factory.
“We could be sitting in an auditorium and 99% of the crowd is White at adoption meetings,” says Rodney. “People can’t tell that we've adopted our children because we are all brown. It’s time for our community to open our homes to our children,&r
“I swear to you, I walk down the street and I can’t believe I have children. I was the girl who had none and cried for one and here I am. I experienced pregnancy and adoption and they have equally been magnificent,” says Lisha.