Teen adopted hours before his 18th birthday, gets the family he thought he'd never have
POSTED: Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 10:00am
UPDATED: Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 10:04am
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — A dream came true for a Texas foster child who never had a permanent place to call home.
That all changed thanks to one family who granted his wish, 24 hours before it was too late.
Damien Cavazos waited his whole life for a family to call his own and he was all smiles Tuesday after being adopted into his new family
"It's just real special, I got adopted and its one day right before my birthday. I've always wanted brothers and sisters and now I have them and everything," Damien said.
Damien turns 18 years old Wednesday and would've aged out of the adoption system, leaving him with no one to call mom and dad. Rebecca Cavazos, a child protective services employee wasn't going to let that happen.
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