Bryce Almeida , 4, of Taunton, stands on top of the judges bench and  gives the thumbs-up signal at the conclusion of his adoption surrounded by family and friends during Southeastern Massachusetts National Adoption Day, at Brockton District Court, on Friday,  Nov. 22, 2013.

Bryce Almeida , 4, of Taunton, stands on top of the judges bench and gives the thumbs-up signal at the conclusion of his adoption surrounded by family and friends during Southeastern Massachusetts National Adoption Day, at Brockton District Court, on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013.