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December 23, 2016

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Michael Brown has spent 832 days in foster care, which is most of the 3-year-old’s short life.

But the gorgeous boy from Arizona has had all his Christmases come at once, after finding out he now has a “forever family”.

Michael was formally adopted earlier this week, with his new sister Dezhianna Brown, 17, sharing a joyous photo on Twitter on Tuesday.

The adorable Michael can be seen holding a board reading “Some things are worth the wait. After 832 days in foster care, today I’m adopted.”

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Speaking to Buzzfeed, Dezhianna revealed that when Michael originally joined the family, we was very quiet and would cry a lot.

“He’s a lot more outgoing now and you can now see the personality in him,” she shared.

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

 

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Main image courtesy of Twitter

  • What a lovely adoptive family – hope they all go far.

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  • How cute. Such a lovely heartwarming story. I hope it continues to go well for him

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  • So happy for this little man. Kids deserve happiness & is great he gets his!

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  • Michael has been adopted and will be part of his new family forever.

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  • i clicked on this story soley because of this little cuties photo. Then reading the story im so incredibly happy for him that he got his forever family. I hope you have a long happy life with them lil man!

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  • what a beautiful story, I hope he settles into his forever home quickly and enjoys the rest of his wonderful life

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  • That’s fantastic. I’m so happy for him

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  • This is very beautiful. Lucky boy.

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  • That’s fantastic! What an amazing gift for this little boy!! :-)

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  • Sweet !
    We have 2 sisters in permanent foster care and hopefully next month the guardianship order comes through and we are their forever family ! Such honor and so exciting !! It has been more then 3 years as well.


    • Oh! Ellen! It’s amazing what you are doing!! Success. It must be so exciting for you and your all family!! :-)

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  • What a nice news story. I wish him all the happiness. I wonder if he was with the same family for any of the fostering. I imagine my children in his shoes and just think how unsettling his life has been till now. On wards and up wards!

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  • What a lovely gift for Christmas and to.lovely years to come with his new family

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  • How very wonderful for Micheal,wishing him all the best for the future!

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