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    Finally, a Happy Ending for the Teen Who Begged Somebody to Adopt Him

    Finally, a Happy Ending for the Teen Who Begged Somebody to Adopt Him

    Davion Only with Connie Going, the adoption case worker who will officially become his mother later
    this month. (Photo: Melissa Lyttle/Tampa Bay Times/Zuma Press)

    A 16-year-old in foster care whose plea to be adopted went viral in 2013 has finally found a home. His adoption case worker, who has known him since he was 7, will become his adoptive mother this month.

    In October 2013, Davion Only spoke in front of a church congregation in St. Petersburg, Florida, and made an appeal for adoption. He had recently learned that his biological mother, who’d been in jail since Only was born, had died. He’d spent years bouncing between foster homes. “My name is Davion and I’ve been in foster care since I was born,” he said. “I know God hasn’t given up on me, so I’m not giving up either.”

    Read more here - https://www.yahoo.com/parenting/fina...ail&soc_trk=ma
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    EXCLUSIVE: After stealing hearts around the world with a plea for someone to love him, Davion Only-Going celebrates two years with his new forever family and shares his dreams of being a firefighter (and, of course, of owning a Lamborghini...)

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz4eoO85UZK
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    Aww, so happy he has his own family now. What a sweetheart he is.
    “Every day that they don’t find something is good for me.“ Billie Dunn

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    Isn't it funny, she felt like he deserved more than her, but she was exactly who he needed. He has a part-time job and everything! I'm so glad for him and for them as a whole.
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    so many tears for this young man!! happy tears here for a change!!!!
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    3rd rock from the sun
    Wow. That is so awesome. I cheer for families who come together in these kinds of ways. This young man deserves this and so does his mother.

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