It's been 17 years since Heather became Marissa's step-mum. Marissa's biological motherdied when she was only three months old and the young woman has always been very close to Heather.
For Christmas, Marissa wanted to thank Heather by offering her a Christmas ornament. On the first side of the ornament, one can read the sentence ‘My incredible mother’ along with a photo. On the other side, the very moving question:
Do you want to adoptme?
It's actually a request for her adoption that Marissa offered to Heather, immediately overwhelmed upon opening her gift, burst into tears. She then learned that all the papers were already prepared and that she only had to sign. Heather confessed to having waited for this moment for a very long time. The bond this beautiful family shares won’t end soon...