These two best friends are together again after almost a year apart
Hannah, 4, and Dawson, 3, were best friends in a Chinese orphanage, but were separated when Hannah was adopted by a family in Texas. For 11 months, they lived thousands of miles apart, until early September, when they were reunited at the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
Hannah’s mom, Sharon Sykes, shared the heartwarming video of the toddlers’ reunion on Facebook.
They wouldn’t stop hugging!
Sykes and her family would receive pictures of Hannah during the adoption process, and in many of these photos, Dawson was pictured with Hannah, holding her hand or playing alongside her.
“When we toured the orphanage, and I saw their response to each other, I thought, ‘Oh my gosh. We can’t leave this boy in China,’” Sykes told Fox 4 News.
On the next page: how the Sykes family reunited Hannah and Dawson.