Dawson herself was adopted as a baby by her stepfather, according to People. In 2008 she told Latina that she was planning on adopting eventually.
In her newest role in Top Five, Dawson plays a New York Times journalist who is also a single mother.
Dawson's rep has not yet responded to a request for comment, but her fans are certainly looking forward to hearing Dawson's adoption story soon. In the meantime, you can read the stories about celebrities and the beautiful reasons they adopted.
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