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National Adoption Day

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL)-- More than 400 thousand children are in foster care in the United States.

Of those,  more than a quarter are waiting to be adopted by a forever family.

Saturday is National Adoption Day and courts, judges, and adoption professionals came together Friday to finalize thousands of adoptions nationwide.

Today at the Linn County Courthouse three sets of adoptions were finalized. Advocates say it's an important day for the children who have found a home.

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