Dear Jia Wen,
Today it is October 16, and my family and I are celebrating your third birthday. It is also the Chang Yeung (or double ninth) festival today. Apparently, it will be three more years until your birthday will be on the Chang Yeung festival.
We will teach, love, and care for you. You and your new sister, Maimie, are about the same age. Your birthdays are in the same week. You will have a lot of fun together, and I will too. Remember, we will always love you, and hold you dear. I hope to see you soon.
Love, your new brother,Joseph
Joseph also wrote a letter to Maimie before we traveled to meet her. Read Joseph's letter to Maimie here.