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Watch This 11-Year-Old Girl's Reaction To Long-Awaited Adoption News

Watch This 11-Year-Old Girl's Reaction To Long-Awaited Adoption News

Tannah was attending school in South Jordan, Utah when she was called in to the administration office. Alexander was so touched that she shared the video on social media.

Year Six student Tannah Butterfield was given the happiest news of her life at school last Monday, and her reaction said it all.

Footage shows Tannah launch into Ms Alexander's arms after learning she was going to her "forever home". My love has grown for this family and I have learned so much from them as they have tried to remain positive despite many set backs'.

"She's just one that I've made a little bond with and it's lasted", Alexander said. She said she was happy to give Tannah the news after there had been several setbacks in the family's case. "I just thought oh my gosh we did the right thing".

"She just held me tighter and tighter and I took advantage of that", said Miss Jackie.

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Tannah's soon-to-be mother, Jennifer Fisher, says she's grateful the camera recorded the moment. "You get your eternity family".

"All that excitement, joy and happiness that you see in Tannah went right through to me", Alexander told NBC News.

It is the lovely moment being shared around the world. "In a world full of sadness and disaster, so wonderful to see this truly attractive and joyous moment", wrote another. Tannah's moment of unbridled joy quickly turned that around. Today my phone rang at my desk and it was my friend Jen telling me things FINALLY had come to an end and the courts were going to let them ADOPT the children!

According to the study, more than 60 percent of kids who are never adopted will be in prison, homeless or deceased by the age of 19. He argued adoption can be the only way to save these vulnerable children.