Sitting in the car totally unaware of what’s about to happen, mom’s got her camera out when dad says, “..we’re going to court for the adoption.” Dad isn’t even through the sentence before Shailee’s face completely lights up, and her mouth drops. She can’t believe the words she’s hearing. She asks if he’s lying, and mom says the words that seal the deal, and bring Shailee to tears – “Today’s your day!”

Shailee goes through the whole spectrum of human emotion going from tears to happiness to joy to excitement to complete and utter shock! She can’t believe what’s happening around her, and how her life is about to completely change in only a matter of hours. This is one happy story that really makes you appreciate the special bond between family.

Click below to watch Shailee’s genuine reaction to the good news.