LANSING, Mich. (Michigan News Source) – Tuesday marks “Adoption Day,” and courts across Michigan are hosting Adoption Day celebrations.

“Adoption Day” is also known as “Gotcha Day” in some circles because inside those courtrooms is where “forever families” are made official.

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While “Adoption Day” celebrates all families who have been blessed by adoption, Tuesday seeks to highlight Michigan’s foster care system specifically. At any given time in Michigan, there are more than 10,000 children in its foster care system.

National Adoption Day took place on Saturday across the U.S., but Michigan chose to honor adoptive families on Tuesday.

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