"The Day I Joined a Forever Family"

My Adoption Day — the day I joined my forever family — was one of the happiest days of my life.

A photo taken on Justin's adoption day
"Yippee! Yippee! March 6 is only two days away!” I screamed at Erica, Ashley, Adam, Mom, and Dad. They have been my family for three years now. In two days, I’m going to get the greatest gift ever! An adoption paper. I’ve been waiting since I was three years old and I’m now ten. It all started less than a year ago. My Mom had to go to court because the judge was going to make my birth parents not ...

A 10-year-old recalls the day a foster family became a forever family for him and his sister.


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