Boy's Entire Kindergarten Class Shows Up for His Adoption Hearing, Proving That Good Things Sometimes Do Happen

Boy’s Entire Kindergarten Class Shows Up for His Adoption Hearing, Proving That Good Things Sometimes Do Happen

In a story that will make even the Grinch smile, a young boy in Michigan invited his entire Kindergarten class to his adoption hearing.

Michael was adopted last Thursday as part of Kent County’s 23rd annual Adoption Day, according to WZZM. He dressed for the occasion, wearing a bow tie, vest, a button-down shirt, and a huge smile.

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Boy’s Entire Kindergarten Class Shows Up for His Adoption Hearing

Boy's Entire Kindergarten Class Shows Up for His Adoption Hearing, Proving That Good Things Sometimes Do Happen
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To celebrate the momentous occasion, Michael invited his classmates who sat in rows behind him while enthusiastically waving cut-out hearts.

His classmates brought multicolored hearts attached to sticks to wave around in a colorful, beautiful show of support for Michael on his big day.

Look at that smile! What a difference kindness and support can make!

Boy's Entire Kindergarten Class Shows Up for His Adoption Hearing, Proving That Good Things Sometimes Do Happen
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After the hearing, Michael and his parents took photos with his friends and the judge.

His friends from school weren’t the only special guests at the hearing. Santa Claus also appeared, making time to visit with each family.

The Michigan Supreme Court also celebrated Michael’s adoption, tweeting “So glad he got to share his special day!”

Boy's Entire Kindergarten Class Shows Up for His Adoption Hearing, Proving That Good Things Sometimes Do Happen
Via People

Michael was one of 37 kids who was officially adopted on Kent County’s 23rd Annual Adoption Day this year.

“On Adoption Day, there’s so many emotional stories of how children come to families,” said 17th Circuit Court Family Division Judge Patricia Gardner, who presided over the hearing.

Michael’s teacher, Kerry McKee, said, “The lesson is put a little love in your heart. We rise when we support others.”

This all goes to show how far a small kind act can go. Michael’s smile says it all. We’re so happy for him, his new forever family, and his classmates.

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