Boy With Cerebral Palsy Adopted After His Brother Insisted They Stay Together

When Dawson and Dalton, two brothers in foster care, became legally free for adoption, Dawson had one stipulation: he wasn’t going anywhere without his brother, who has cerebral palsy.

It would have been easy to find an adoptive family for Dawson. But the boy insisted that he wasn’t going anywhere without his brother, Dalton. Dalton has other medical problems in addition to his cerebral palsy, and his care seemed out of reach to many potential adoptive families.

“I wanted to keep my brother, so what I did was pray and pray for many years,” Dalton told

Two brothers finally found their happy ending after spending four years in foster care. Dawson, age 8, and Dalton, age 11, were recently adopted by a couple in Florida.

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Rachel Skousen

Rachel has a long-held passion for adoption that was sealed through her work as the content manager at She currently works as a content specialist at, finding and sharing amazing adoption content from across the web. She is a mom of three and loves reading and napping in her spare time.

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