Michigan 5-year-old gets Disney princess surprise for her final adoption hearing

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GRAND RAPIDS – Danielle Koning, 5, really loves Disney princesses.

So when the day came that she was finally going to be adopted, her family brought in a little surprise.

According to ABC News, all of her favorite princesses arrived right before her final adoption hearing.

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“She was shocked when the princesses first came in. She sure was,” Danielle’s new mom, Sarah Koning, said of the special surprise. “The look on her face was priceless.”

The Koning family has been fostering Danielle since March 2014 and her caseworker suggested the idea to bring in the princesses.

Even the judge dressed up as Snow White.

“I think it’s really important to make that adoption day special for every kid in whatever capacity you can,” said Koning. “No matter what, if kids have been bounced around a lot, it really helps them to feel the permanency and know that they’re not going anywhere now. It’s really important for kids to feel that security.”

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