Scavenger Hunt For Stepdad Leads To Adoption Papers

A loving teenager sent her stepfather on a scavenger hunt he’ll never forget - as he reached the end to discover he was being presented with adoption papers. Natalie Roberts, 18, sent Raymond Roberts, 56, to all corners of their home in search of the final prize: a box wrapped in pink, which he opened to discover a number of pink balloons. Deeper within the box, Raymond - celebrating his 56th birthday on December 27 - pulled out adoption papers and a t-shirt that said “DAD AF” as he began to realize what was unfolding. Raymond came into Natalie’s life when she was seven years old, and from day one he immediately accepted her as his own. On September 29, having turned 18, Natalie decided she wanted Raymond to legally become her father - but she opted to keep the decision quiet so that she could surprise her stepdad on his birthday. Raymond’s scavenger hunt took him to the fridge, a bathroom mirror, the basement, behind the TV, and finally into the family’s living room for the big surprise. The papers meant that Natalie would change her surname on her birth certificate and make Raymond her legal father, and the pair made the adoption official in January 2020.
Release Status:
TV & Digital
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Location: Spokane, Washington, USA
  • Date Acquired02-19-2020
  • Date Filmed12-27-2019
  • OrientationVertical
  • Footage TypeCell Phone
  • Rights TV & Digital, Commercial, Publishing

Scavenger Hunt For Stepdad Leads To Adoption Papers

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