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Families celebrate adoption finalization

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Every year, more children become a part of the foster care system. Families open their homes and hearts to kids to have them become a part of their family. To recognize those loving families, a local church held this year's National Adoption Day Celebration in Billings.

New Billings parents were celebrated this morning at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd for the finalization of their adoptions. Parents, kids and the audience cried tears of joy from witnessing families being formed.

One family has waited for this moment since 2012. The Dominican Republic of the Congo put a hold on exiting papers, but as of Easter this year, the Taber family is finally whole.

"This is what it's been like. It's been crazy, but it's been so fun, so fun," Brandi Taber said.

"It's more about the children then it is about us. It will inconvenience your life, but that's a great thing, they're worth it ," Jim Taber said.  

National Adoption Day was founded by a coalition of four nonprofits, including the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

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