Try Not To Cry As You Watch This 11-Year-Old Find Out She’s Getting Adopted

Submitted by: kalron27 2 months ago in Lifestyle


The joyful embrace between a sixth-grader and employee at American Heritage School in Utah is being watched all over the world. CBS News affiliate KUTV-TV reports 11-year-old Tannah Butterfield says it's proof that dreams really can come true.

Video captured the precious moment when school office manager, Jackie Alexander, told Butterfield that her foster family completed her permanent adoption. "She just kept holding me tight, she kept holding me tighter and tighter," Alexander said.

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Female 4,528
awwwwww. now I wanna adopt some kids.
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Female 9,601
emmettyville I would like to adopt some kids when I have more time and money to do so.
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Female 4,528
panth753 I have to wait for some of mine to leave home first.
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Male 597
She was adopted along with her 6-year-old brother Teagun and 2-year-old sister Tallie.
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Female 4,645
I saw this at the same time some asshole started cutting onions :D  I can't help but feel like the woman kinda stole the adoptive mother's thunder. As the mom I would have preferred to tell her?  but yay anyway! :D
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Male 1,832
Once again, FUCK YOU, CANADA
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Male 5,413
Wow. Great post, great video. ~Squrlz squints away the blurriness in his eyes~
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Male 4,111
I had posted this one as well, glad for the kid.  It's nice that they would take in a child and make her their own, shame more people don't do that.
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Female 9,601
daegog I've heard adopting costs thousands of dollars, plus the amount of time it takes before adopters get anywhere with the process and red tape.
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Male 1,512
Fuck yea!
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