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This Little Boy's Reaction To Finally Getting Adopted Has Everyone Ugly Crying

Some things are worth the wait.

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Dezhianna told BuzzFeed News that Michael first joined their family in February 2015, when he was very shy and cried a lot.

Twitter: @daaebrown

She said they were Michael's third foster family, and his case plan changed from reuniting him with his mom to severance and adoption.


“His last name was already Brown so we knew it was meant to be,” she said.

Dezhianna Brown

"He’s a lot more outgoing now and you can now see the personality in him," she said.

“Now when he sleeps with me, he’ll roll over in the morning and get super close to my face and say, ‘Dae, I so happy.'"

“He was so excited on the day,” Dezhianna said. “I don’t think he truly understood what being adopted meant. He just knew he was being adopted.”

Officially adopted💙 We love you Michael.

The Browns will be spending their second Christmas together this year.

Their photos had a lot of people crying.


And aww-ing.


"Honestly I didn't expect for so many people to see my post," Dezhianna said, adding that she's gotten nothing but positive comments.

"It's amazing how many people share the same experiences with my family," she said.

Kassy Cho is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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