Teen hands Mom’s boyfriend a gift – He breaks down in tears when he sees adoption papers inside


It is customary on a highschooler’s graduation day that they receive presents, but in this video, the graduate is the one doing all the giving. In a heartwrenching moment, 18-year-old Lauren Hernandez surprises her stepdad of 17 years with a note that asks him to be her legal father and official adoption papers. His reaction is priceless and says more than words ever could.

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Having been in Lauren’s life since she was 1-year-old, Joe Losco has been the father that Lauren never had. “Throughout the 17 years he has been in Lauren’s life, he has done all things that a father should do for their child,” Lauren’s mom, Sally, later wrote online, “so [she] decided to do something Joe never expected would ever happen.”

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