Summit County formalizes five adoptions in special ceremony
Published: November 26, 2012 - 10:20 PM
| Updated: November 28, 2012 - 01:20 AM
By Ed Meyer
Beacon Journal staff writer
Kristen Breedlove of North Canton (left) holds her newly adopted daughter, 14-month-old Tessa, as she gets a kiss from her aunt, Monica Hysell of Columbus (right) after family members stamped the seal of the State of Ohio on the celebratory certificate of adoption to finalize Tessa's adoption during a ceremony at the Summit County Courthouse on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, in Akron, Ohio. The program, which saw four area families finalize adoptions of a total of five children ranging in age from 1 to 10 years, was part of November's National Adoption Awareness month celebration. (Ed Suba Jr./Akron Beacon Journal)
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