Carson Petersen was all smiles last month after his adoption was made official in a California courthouse.
The 18-year-old from Fresno finally found a forever family with his foster parents, Tex and Renee Petersen, after spending over a decade in and out of the system.
“It was emotional,” Carson Petersen told ABC News of the June 30 adoption. “I teared up a little bit because I was happy that I could let go of my past and start forward from that day, until now.”
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… They never gave up on me.
Carson first entered foster care when he was 3 years old after his mother took her own life. At 8 years old, he was placed into the care of his biological father and after spending several years being homeless, he was placed back …