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When JoBen and Amanda Barkey welcomed 11-year-old Sebastian into their home over the summer, they couldn't reveal their motives behind it. Immediately after they found Sebastian on Kidsave, they knew he belonged with their family. So, after hosting him in their California home with their four other children Asher, Judah, Mishayla, and Jameis, it was time for him to return to Colombia — but, not for long.

Little did the kids know, their parents had been working to adopt Sebastian for months. This is the heartfelt moment the family video chats with Sebastian to ask him the question he's been waiting for, "Will you be a part of our family?" If you'd like to help the Barkey family through this transition, you can donate to their GoFundMe.

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