Annie Hamlin grew up in Walterboro, SC and graduated from Winthrop college with a BA in Communications. After the Hamlin’s adopted their daughter from China in 2008, Annie’s heart was forever changed and following the Lord’s call, she became an advocate for those precious children still waiting. Annie joined the Lifeline team as the International Adoption Advocate in March of 2012 and has loved working with the same wonderful agency who helped her to bring her daughter, Lizzie, home in 2008 and Maggie and Lucy home in 2013. Annie manages the Lifeline advocacy site (www.wonderfulwaitingkids.com) where she advocates mostly for older children and those with more significant special needs. Annie and her husband, Chris, live in Charleston, SC along with their 7 children, Christian, Charlie, Caleb, Emmeline, Lizzie, Maggie, and Lucy.