UTAH (CBS) –– The joyful embrace by a Utah sixth-grader is being watched all over the world, and that sixth-grader says that’s because it’s proof that dreams really can come true!
Watch as the school office manager, Miss Jackie tells 11-year-old Tannah Butterfield that her foster family has completed her permanent adoption.
“She just kept holding me tight, she kept holding me tighter and tighter,” said Miss Jackie.
It means Tannah now has her forever family, something Tannah has dreamed of for years.
“They are just caring, loving, they take really good care of me,” said Butterfield. “My heart was so happy, it was like ‘ahhh!’ It was screaming.”
Tannah’s family is glad the moment was caught on the office camera.
Miss Jackie says it shows that no matter what else is happening in the world, there is joy that happens every day, too.