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Saturday, July 5, 2008

"God brought us together as a family."

ADOPTION FINALIZATION!

It’s official. On July 1st 2008 D’Angelo & Augustine’s adoption was finalized.
What an exciting and emotional day!! Finalization is the last formal step in the adoption process and the official beginning of our new family. As soon as the judge signs the adoption order, we gained permanent legal custody of our boys.

D’Angelo
was placed with us when he was 10 days old on Wednesday, September 29, 2004
It was 1371 days from his placement date to his adoption finalization date!
How else can we count all these days?
3 years, 9 months, 2 days
118,454,400 seconds
1,974,240 minutes
32,904 hours
195 weeks (rounded down)

Augustine was placed with us on
Monday, November 21, 2005

It was 953 days from his placement date to his adoption finalization date!
How else can we count all these days?
2 years, 7 months, 10 days excluding the end date
82,339,200 seconds
1,372,320 minutes
22,872 hours
136 weeks (rounded down)

This is absolutely wonderful, we are so blessed. They melted our hearts the first time they were placed in our arms. It has been a long journey and we thank God for the miracle of creating our family and making it forever.

6 comments:

Wendy said...

Yea!!!! Those two boys couldn't ask for a better mommy. You rock.

Mom and Wife said...

That make me all choked up. You are all so blessed! And I feel blessed to know you

Adam & Andrew said...

Congratulations!!! That is such wonderful news!!

Kessler Family said...

Let that whisper of What if finally melt away for good they're YOURS!!! YAY! congrats! I am SO ahppy for ALL of you!

Kim said...

Congrats! So happy for you and your family!I hope we get our finalization day sooner rather than later! Well, we need a referral first! lol

Jolly Roger said...

I am so happy for you guys - and can't wait to see everyone Saturday!