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CBS News 15 May 2020

2-year-old in foster care for 700 days gets virtual adoption hearing and parade to celebrate


Two-year-old Isla was in foster care with the same family in Jacksonville, Florida, since she was seven days old. Last month, she got to have a virtual adoption hearing - and parade to celebrate.

Two dads from Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, adopted their 17-year-old foster son via a Zoom video chat. About 80 of their friends and family members viewed the virtual adoption hearing and celebration.
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