It's true. My dossier has been logged in for 55 months now. Happily, God's plan was such that by having that dossier there so long, I was able to adopt Jie Jie. In this time I've seen singles be eliminated from the adoption program and then allowed back in, even if it is in a limited way, currently.
Apple still fills my thoughts and heart, as does my hope for an older daughter. My home is filled with positivity on all fronts and it's a wonderful feeling.