Letter doesn't match description of child's status?

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Hello, I got my first (if not including the intro letter) letter from my sponsor child today, however, this raised some of my concerns. Her description of her life is different from the website's descriptions, however, that might be because the website was updated a while ago. If that's the reason for the differences, then that would make sense. Anyways, she says she lives with her dad, and her mother has passed. The website says she lives with her aunt and both parents are alive, and she also said she is in grade two, but the website says she is in grade one. Again, if these are because of the website not being updated, then that makes sense, but if the differences are not because of that, can someone please explain to me why that is? Thank you! 
Also, she wants to be a doctor when she grows up. I mailed her 3D stickers the first time I wrote, but I was wondering if I can mail her doctor themed stickers (band-aids, stethoscopes, lab coat, needles, etc) but I don't know whether or not she would know what some of the things are. Should I mail her those? Thanks!  :) 
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Hi Meici! 

We process information updates on each of the children every two years so information often changes during that time. If there is a large change that affects the child or family, we often receive this information from field staff or the child will mention it in a letter. However, if there are significant differences, sometimes there may have been a mix-up in the letters and it is a good idea to check into it. Please send a copy of the letter you received so that I can verify Banchi's family status and make sure that this letter is from the correct child. You may send the letter in one of the following ways:

-Email: Attach a scanned copy to an email to socialmedia@compassion.com
-Fax: Fax the letter to 719-487-4828
-Mail: Mail the letter to:

Compassion International
Attn. Susan, SDR
Colorado Springs, CO 80997

I think the doctor themed stickers would be a great idea! Each of our children receive vaccinations and checkups as part of our program so my guess is that she would know what most medical tools look like. It would also be a great way to encourage her in her dreams! :)

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