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Associated Press

Ernest Oliver, 2, arrives with his mother to finalize his adoption at the Family Court in Brooklyn, New York, Wednesday. More than 100 children, most formerly in foster care, had their adoptions finalized by their foster families at the launch of National Adoption Day. According to reports, approximately 523,000 children are in U.S. foster care and 119,000 of them are available for adoption.