TYLER, Texas (KETK)- Friday, November 20 is National Adoption Day. At Green Acres Church in Tyler, 25 children were officially adopted by their families.
Due to COVID-19, the ceremony was different than previous years. Families each met with the judge over a Zoom meeting.
The Hayes family also finalized the adoption for their sixth child, who is a 20-month-old boy named Ethan. The family now have three adopted children.
Still, there are currently more than 2000 children waiting to be adopted in Texas.