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Mariska Hargitay Adopts Son, Andrew

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

The actress Mariska Hargitay, who stars in NBC’s “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit,” has adopted a son, Andrew Nicolas Hargitay Hermann, PEOPLE.com reports.  Hargitay and her husband, Peter Hermann, adopted a daughter, Amaya Josephine, six months ago.  They had submitted their paperwork to adopt a second child, and they were pleasantly surprised to be matched so quickly with Andrew, who was born this summer.

“We never in a million years thought it would happen this quickly, but something inside of us knew that this was right, and we said, ‘Yes, yes, yes!’” Hargitay told PEOPLE.

Hargitay is also mother to a five-year-old boy, August.

Celebrities Kristin Davis and Viola Davis also recently announced adoptions.

(image via: http://celebritybabies.people.com)

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