Watch: The beautiful moment a girl finds out she's getting adopted

A young girl burst into tears when she found out she was being adopted.
A young girl burst into tears when she found out she was being adopted. Photo credit: Paige Zezulka / Facebook

A beautiful video has gone viral showing the moment a young girl discovers she's going to be adopted by the US couple who had fostered her for more than three years.

Georgia woman Paige Zezulka shared the tear-jerking clip on Facebook, which showed the girl opening up a box containing confirmation of her adoption.

"This will be my favourite video I ever share," the post read. "This was the day we told our daughter that we were going to be able to adopt her (and her brother and sister)!"

"She had been praying to be adopted and we found out on her birthday that it was going to happen! So the next day we gave her this surprise box! God's timing was perfect!"

The young girl can be seen sitting at a table with Ms Zezulka and her husband. When she reads the note inside the box her face crumples as she begins to cry with emotion before hugging her new parents.

Ms Zezulka explained it had been a long journey from fostering their little girl to making her a fully-fledged member of the family.

"Our kids spent 1128 days in foster care, over three years. It is so hard on children to live in such uncertainty," she wrote.

"Adoption is amazing and we want others to know that adopting older children and sibling groups can be the most beautiful adventure you could ever have!"

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