Inside the Family Justice Center Courthouse in San Jose, 15 superior court judicial officers are processing and finalizing 29 children being placed into 24 adoptive families.
Happy National Adoption Day! 29 kids are going to 24 families in Santa Clara County.— Matt Keller (@MattKellerABC7) November 17, 2017
(Pic- Jon Dini & son, James) pic.twitter.com/ziqjXoIzzj
Erika Burkett and other family members dressed up in superhero costumes to celebrate her adoption of 4-year-old, Xavier.
"It's just amazing because it takes so long and to just come to this beautiful moment with my family it's absolutely amazing," said Burkett.
Courts and communities in all 50 states hold more than 35 community events each year to finalize thousands of adoptions of children on National Adoption Day.