Try Not To Cry As You Watch This 11-Year-Old Find Out She’s Getting Adopted


This is what “pure joy” looks like.

Security cameras at a South Jordan, Utah school captured the life-changing moment when 11-year-old Tannah Butterfield learned she was going to be adopted. The footage shows Tannah spontaneously jumping into the arms of the school’s office manager Jackie Alexander, who received the good news from the girl’s foster mom.

“All that excitement, joy and happiness that you see in Tannah went right through to me. We could not quit embracing. She just held me tight. It was pure joy at its finest,” Alexander told ABC News this week.

Alexander, who…

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