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#1 of 18 Old 10-29-2004, 03:15 PM - Thead Starter
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My brother in law and sister in law have had a girl living with them for the last year. Her name is Sam and she is over 18. This december they are officially adopting her It really is the best thing for Sam and it is what she wants more than anything.
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That great!
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That's great news.
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That is great news!
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That's wonderful! I'm confused though ... can you adopt somebody over the age of 18? Well -- I guess so obviously, but I never realized that!
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Wow that is great,...i never realized that you could adopt anyone over 18 either
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Yeah you can, though.. to be honest I think they only reason they are Adopting her legally, is for HER to feel like she really is part of the family. Even though she already is. She wants the name that goes with it. She has parents.. or..what can be technically called parents. This is the first time she has ever really known what it is like to be part of a realy family.
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That's fantastic!!
I'm very happy for them!!
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awww...how great!
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LOL!!! I got told that last night by Angie and she told me it was a secret not to say anything....
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And I thought it was Heather.

My FIL when he was 18 married to my MIL and he finally went through with the adoption and name change.


Congrats!
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that is great!!
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That is great news!
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That is awesome. There are so many older kids in foster care just waiting to be adopted. I wish I was in a situation to take one in and give them a better lifestyle. Congrats!
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sounds like a great thing!
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That is great news!
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Wonderful
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That is wonderful!
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