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New York man adopts 5 siblings so they can stay together

Lamont Thomas
Posted at 9:25 AM, Oct 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-18 09:39:08-04

BUFFALO, NY — (WGRZ/NBC) - A New York state man is making a big difference in the lives of five young siblings.

On Thursday, Lamont Thomas, a single dad, adopted all five children, who are all under the age of five.

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Thomas has fostered more than 30 children and adopted close to a dozen.

He says he adopted all five because it was the only way he could ensure that all of them grew up together.

"I wanted to be the difference, make a difference by being a difference for these youth," said Thomas.

Thomas said he has been trying to adopt the kids for more than two-and-a-half years.