Ewerton & Miriam

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Social Worker Adoption Services of Western Washington, PLLC
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Ewerton

Neighbor

Age 39
Gender Male
Status

Religion Catholicism

Education Bachelor’s Degree

Profession Software Engineer

Zodiac Sign Leo

Political Affiliation Lean Left

Miriam

Caregiver

Age 40
Gender Female
Status

Religion Christianity

Education Ph.D. or higher

Profession University Instructor

Zodiac Sign Sagittarius

Political Affiliation Lean Left

Family time- Miriam's mom is photobombing us in the back!

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We love hiking and being in nature! Here we are in some lava fields of Hawaii.

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My neighborhood is a good place to raise a family because…

Our neighbors are very friendly and supportive of each other.

Ewerton

Supporting our local Seattle soccer team

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Travelling with our extended family

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Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

Assured her child could not have been embraced by better adoptive parents.

Ewerton

Playing with our friends kids before the pandemic

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If you had to pick a famous person to play you in a movie, who would it be?

Emily Blunt

Miriam

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you look at the night sky?

What is out there in space waiting for us to discover? How we can get there?

Ewerton

Ewerton's US Citizenship ceremony!

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In Brazil with our families together having dinner

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Halloween Party: Princess Leia & a witch

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We are the best choice because…

We are very intentional in providing as many opportunities in life as we can to our future children to succeed and be great people.

Ewerton

When you argue, what’s it about?

Usually is because some point is either not sound or because not all arguments of a point of view were shared.

Ewerton

Favorite season and why?

In the United States, summer because the days are long and so pleasing. In Brazil, winter (which is like summer in the US).

Ewerton

If you had to live on an RV or sailboat for the rest of your life, which would it be?

RV, on land, but spending lots of time by and in the ocean.

Miriam

If you had to pick a famous person to play you in a movie, who would it be?

Rodrigo Santoro

Ewerton

Dogs or cats?

Mostly dogs.

Ewerton

What scares you?

As a teacher, I have a recurring dream: I have to teach a new class at the last minute & I'm not prepared. Luckily, it's never happened in real life! Also...spiders.

Miriam

My best friend would describe me as......

A great companion for an afternoon chat.

Ewerton

If you could choose one type of food to eat for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Cheese and any variations of things with cheese, including something my husband introduced me to- pão de queijo (Brazilian cheese bread).

Miriam

Do you have kids? How would they feel about a sibling?

Not yet!

Miriam

My philosophy on parenting is...

To provide all the tools our children need to be the best people they can be in this world.

Ewerton

If I could change one thing about the World, it would be...

That everyone would have have equal access to what they need, love, and opportunities.

Miriam

Do you have kids? How would they feel about a sibling?

We do not have kids.

Ewerton

If I could change one thing about the World, it would be...

Make people truly care about each other.

Ewerton

If you had to live on an RV or sailboat for the rest of your life, which would it be?

I would live on an RV. Indeed we just had our first RV trip last year!

Ewerton

My favorite place in the World is...

The beach, ideally where the water is warm enough to go swimming.

Miriam

Do you consider yourself religious or spiritual?

Yes to both, Christian.

Miriam

If I could have dinner with anyone -- dead or alive -- I would pick...

Jesus, Roberto Gómez Bolaños, Raul Julia, Queen Elizabeth II, Pope Francis, Angela Merkel, Chico Mendes and Mr. (Fred) Rogers.

Ewerton

In five years, our relationship with you will...

Be open, sincere and supportive.

Ewerton

I hope you are...

Sure that if you are reading this your are a brave person, and your heart is full of love beyond anyone's capacity to understand.

Ewerton

Complete the sentence, “I can’t live without……”

My husband, family, friends, and my morning coffee.

Miriam

When you argue, what’s it about?

I am generally not very confrontational, but when something is not fair enough either for others or me or when I think I'm justified in being right.

Miriam

The most special thing I own is...

My childhood piano that is now in our home. My mom still teaches piano lessons to children and I have played the piano since I was young.

Miriam

My philosophy on parenting is...

Inspired by my parents & my early childhood teaching experience: to provide structure/guidance for children to be safe, develop positive identities, be resilient, and become who they are meant to be.

Miriam

I hope you are...

Finding the support you need right now. Thank you for taking time to get to know us.

Miriam

We are the best choice because…

I think the prompt should be: "We are the best choice if..." we are good fit for what you are looking for. We sincerely want what's best for this child and for your goals and values for the child.

Miriam

If I could have dinner with anyone -- dead or alive -- I would pick...

My grandma, who passed away when I was younger.

Miriam

Complete the sentence, “I can’t live without……”

My wife, family and friends.

Ewerton

Favorite season and why?

Summer, because I love the long days and it's warm enough to swim outside.

Miriam

What is the best word to describe your family?

Supportive.

Miriam

I would never...

Judge someone for Christmas decorations still up in Jan- I may also do this! In general, I avoid judging; I can't assume I know what someone else is going through/ what it's like to be them.

Miriam

Dogs or cats?

Both!

Miriam

I would never...

Give up on believing we can do better.

Ewerton

My favorite place in the World is...

Whenever I am with my family and friends. Or on top of a mountain on a sunny day.

Ewerton

Do you consider yourself religious or spiritual?

Yes, I am Catholic.

Ewerton

What scares you?

Extremism.

Ewerton

What is the best word to describe your family?

Caring.

Ewerton

If you could choose one type of food to eat for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Mexican food!

Ewerton

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you look at the night sky?

That I feel so humbled by the vastness of space and connected with humanity. We are all sharing this same spinning rock in the universe and interconnected in ways that we aren't always aware of.

Miriam

My best friend would describe me as......

Someone ready to travel anywhere. Someone safe and supportive to talk to.

Miriam

My neighborhood is a good place to raise a family because…

It's safe with lots of different types of families with kids, close to our extended family, has great schools, parks, and a YMCA we love to go to swim and workout all the time!

Miriam

In five years, our relationship with you will...

Be something we have collaboratively created with a high level of openness if you desire.

Miriam

Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

Thriving, fulfilled, loved, and living the kind of life she wants to be living.

Miriam

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