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People adopt for all sorts of reasons. Some cannot naturally have children. Some have genetic diseases they don't wish to risk passing on to a child. And, for some, it's about acknowledging that there are already plenty of kids who need homes, both domestically and abroad.
Regardless of the larger reasons behind adoption, it's an experience that changes both the lives of the parent and the child. While it can seem like a big decision, celebs who have adopted children all chalk it up to the easiest choice they've ever made. So, in honor of National Adoption Day, ahead, celebrities share their personal stories on why adoption was a no-brainer.
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