Wah Ding’s Story Wah Ding is an immigrant mother from China who was desperate to find a cure for her ailing son, but children’s services broke the family apart. View Wah Ding’s story. After fleeing an arranged marriage, Martine was on her own in the US. Michael was a teen dad who needed support to learn how to parent his children. CFR's friends and founders discuss our impact on child welfare since our founding. Juan was wrongfully charged due to a poor investigation, but fought to keep his child in his care. Karen lived in shelters as she struggled to keep her family together. After tragically losing her baby daughter, Michelle's son was taken from her. Jasmine's lack of housing delayed her reunification with her daughters. Young mother Shaina was living in a shelter when her children were removed. Rosa is the loving mother of four young girls—but her husband was abusive. Wah Ding was desperate to help her sick child when the system intervened. Jose's daughter was taken from him due to minor substance use. Nikki was coping with bipolar disorder when her son was wrongfully removed. Jennifer's family was torn apart when a common accident was not properly investigated.