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Best friends now brothers!

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Several years ago we adopted twins from Ethiopia bringing our family to a party of 8. When we returned home our son would ask about his best friend every single day and often many times a day. At meal time he would make comments about the abundance of food and he would ask if we thought his friend Lemi had eaten that day. Each night he would tell us that we had extra space and that he would share his bed with his friend. After almost 18 months of him asking us to bring his friend home we decided to see if he had a family or if he still lived in the orphanage. Little did we know that our teenage daughters had already taken it upon themselves to inquire about Lemi. They shared with us an email from the orphanage from the communication that they had started a few weeks prior. Very long story short Lemi is now a part of our forever family and on his adoption day best friends became brothers. We are so thankful that the number of kids that we have has literally doubled due to adoption! Today we are a party of 10! We are so blessed-


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