Families come together in unique way for annual Mecklenburg Adoption Day

Families come together in unique way for annual Mecklenburg Adoption Day

MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. — Saturday was a special day, as new families came together for the annual Mecklenburg Adoption Day.

Every year, the county brings foster and adoptive families together, but this year, the celebration looked a lot different due to the pandemic.

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“As we see all of these smiling faces, it makes it all worth it,” said John Eller, Mecklenburg County Director of Social Services.

>> In the video at the top of the page, see how COVID-19 couldn’t stop these special moments for local families.

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