Local Children Get New Families On National Adoption Day

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Eight children have been formally welcomed into new families in Jefferson County.

It was all part of National Adoption Day on Friday.

An adoption ceremony was held in Family Court for eight youngsters.

According to the National Adoption Day's website, the day raises awareness about the more than 100,000 children who are still in foster care.

The Jefferson County Department of Social Services said 29 children have been adopted in the county this year.

Following the adoption ceremony, kids opened presents and posed for family photos.
 

Saturday, December 20, 2014
, Watertown, NY

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