11-year-old's touching reaction to adoption news captured on school's camera

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After more than two years, a judge gave the green light for Butterfield and her siblings to officially be adopted.

Security cameras at the American Heritage school where Tannah attends captured the dramatic moment office manager and close family friend Jackie Alexander can be seen breaking the good news to her.

The reaction of Tannah Butterfield, 11, to learning that her foster parents would be adopting her was caught on camera on October 2 by her school's video surveillance in South Jordan, Utah.

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"[Jen Fisher] had called to tell me that everything had went well in court that day, that Jeff and her were going to adopt her and the rights were [removed] from the biological parents", Alexander said. "She just held me tighter and tighter and I took advantage of that". Alexander was so touched that she shared the video on social media. In 12 years at this activity, this is by a wide margin my best minute ever!

Tannah Butterfield longed for the day her temporary parents would have the capacity to make it official and embrace her and her two more youthful kin.

To tell a young lady that she gets her family always takes the cake. "It was like 'ah!' It was like screaming", she said.

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"We just feel like we're ordinary people that are taking care of three children that we love and want to be part of our family", she said.

"She's easy to cling to", Butterfield told CBS-affiliate KUTV.

Jennifer Fisher says "I just idea gracious, my gosh". "My heart was so happy".

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