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Families grow on National Adoption Day

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (FOX 47) -- For one day, a Minnesota court will be filled with happy endings.

Hennepin County District Court judges finalized 35 adoptions on Saturday as part of National Adoption Awareness Month.

35 children are being officially joined to 24 families. 

Courts officials say a new adoption will be completed every 15 minutes during the special hearings.

In eight years, National Adoption Day has grown from just nine events to 300. It has also grown to finalizing more than 4,300 adoptions on one day.

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