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Without a father figure in her life for years, Brooke Lynn finally found a man who she could look up to like a dad. Although she is an adult now, she wanted her stepdad, Dave's last name because of the special bond they share. For Christmas, Brooke surprised her stepdad with adoption papers and he is utterly stunned. We love your story and are excited for you, Brooke and Dave!

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