Eleven months after last seeing each other, Hannah and Dawson have finally been reunited.

By Hollee Actman Becker
September 16, 2016
adopted kids reunion
Credit: Sharon Cutcher Sykes/Facebook

Reunited and it feels so good!

Four-year-old Hannah and 3-year-old Dawson were besties at the orphanage in China where they had spent most of their lives. But the pair went their separate ways about a year ago, when Hannah was adopted by the Sykes family from Texas and Dawson was left behind.

It was while they were going through the adoption process that Sharon Sykes first noticed the same little boy in nearly every shot of Hannah that had been forwarded to her by their agency.

"Every photo I got of Hannah when she wasn't alone had him in it and him holding her hand," Sharon wrote on Facebook. And when she and her husband went to China to pick up Hannah, they got to see that bond in person and knew they had to do something.

So Sharon posted a picture of Dawson on Facebook in hopes that she could find someone to adopt him. And in less than 24 hours, she did—Chris and Amy Clary, who just happen to live five minutes away—what are the chances?

And so last week—11 months after saying goodbye—the best friends were finally brought back together when Dawson arrived at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. This 17-second video clip of their reunion that Sharon posted to Facebook will melt your heart!

So much love!

"Best birthday present ever when your best friend comes from China to the US to be with his new family!" Sharon wrote in the caption. "Y'all this is such a God thing and an answer to prayer. The right people, in the right place at the right time... A miracle."

And a beautiful example of that friendship matters, big time, no matter what your age, race, or gender.

Hollee Actman Becker is a freelance writer, blogger, and a mom. Check out her website holleeactmanbecker.com for more, and then follow her on Twitter at@holleewoodworld