Instead of Missing First Day of School for Her Adoption, 10-Year-Old Girl Takes Class With Her

Combine your first day of school with officially finalizing the adoption to be with your forever family and ALL your classmates and friends come to your special ceremony and you have a pretty fantastic day!

Instead of Missing First Day of School for Her Adoption, 10-Year-Old Girl Takes Class With Her

Abby Novotny would have missed her first day of class to attend her formal court adoption if not for her school, which turned the occasion into a field trip with her fellow students.

The 10-year-old has been with adoptive mother Anne Novotny for three years already and it was time to make it official. Instead of having Abby miss one of two special days, Anne thought it would be a great idea to have Abby’s 24-member class attend the adoption.

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Sarah - Content Specialist for adopting.org, is a mother both biologically and through domestic infant open adoption. She resides with her husband and two boys in Ohio. She is passionate about open adoption and adoption education. In her free time she enjoys cooking, photography, writing, and hiking. You can find more of her adoption work at Heart For Open Adoption on Facebook or on Adoption.com.

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