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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Forty children in foster care found their forever homes on Friday.

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Our Kids of Miami-Dade and Monroe Inc. along with local nonprofit Children’s Trust hosted National Adoption Day meant to join foster kids with families.

The Miami Children’s Museum opened their doors to families, children, judges child advocates and community partners to witness the heartwarming event.

Click here to watch Natalia Zea’s report. 

Dozens of adoptions were finalized and children were united with their forever families.

Organizers turned the different museum exhibits into makeshift courtrooms where they signed the legal documents in front of a judge to grow their families.

“The judges come from the courthouse to do this here. They love this. Because they too see a lot of tragedy every day,” Our Kids of Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties CEO Jackie Gonzalez told CBS4’s Natalia Zea.

It was life changing moment for both the families and the children.

The outlook for Jacob Sasiain’s future is bright. He has loving parents who he enjoys crawling all over.

“He’s a rambunctious little guy…he just started to crawl. He can stand up and pulls himself up because he likes the view,” said Sasiain.

Pierre and Denise Sasiain have fostered Jacob since he was brought to a hospital after his birth. And on Friday after a record speed process they officially made Jacob part of their family.

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“Such a blessing to have such a beautiful child,” said Pierre Sasiain.

Jacob is one of 40 kids who were legally adopted at the event. He joined three older siblings who were all adopted in the last three years.

Two year old Daniela, 3-year old Xavier, and 5-year old Isabella will all be looking out for their new brother even if he does drive them crazy sometimes.

The Sasians said being adoptive parents has its own set of challenges but she teaches her children not to shy away from what makes their family unique.

“Let’s celebrate our differences, celebrate the difference in our skin tone. If we walk into a store and everybody turns their head, you know they just think we’re that wonderful. Different is good,” said Sasiain.

They hope other prospective parents will consider adopting children from the foster system.

Last year, more than 100 attendees witnessed 64 children under foster care uniting with their forever families.

To learn more about foster care and adoption click here.

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