WA Court Approves Young Boy’s Request To Adopt Teddies
The Family Court of Western Australia has approved a seven-year-old boy’s request to formally adopt several teddy bears.
As reported on News.com.au, after writing a heartfelt letter to the court, the young boy received an adorable response, complete with reference to the fictitious International Teddy Act of 1908.
“In the matter of Mr Denham, Baby Denham, Brown Bear, Bamboo, Special Teddy Jnr and Tiny,” the unofficial court order reads.
“Before a Teddy in Chambers.
“Application having being made under the International Teddy Act 1908 for an adoption order in relation to a hug of teddy’s known as Mr Denham, Baby Denham, Brown Bear, Bamboo, Special Teddy Jnr and Tiny who reside in … Western Australia.
“It is ordered that….they be adopted by (the boy) to be treated lovingly as child and teddies.”
An image of the Family Court’s order was shared on social media by the boy’s uncle, Dr Stephen Bright in which he praised the court for their kindness.
“Not sure how many similar requests they get, but this seemed to go above and beyond. Thank you,” he wrote.
The post attracted dozens of responses with one dubbing gesture as an example of “humanity at its best”, while others shared their well wishes for the boy and his teddies.
“Sometimes it’s good to start my day with a happy cry. Thank you for sharing,” another said.