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Not an ordinary adoption in Forsyth

Sam Stuart adopts his wife's 28-year-old daughter


August 11, 2017

Independent Record/Connie Brown

Cheyanne Dawn Hamilton-Stuart and Sam Stuart pose for a photograph with the adoption papers that allowed Sam to adopt Cheyanne as his daughter.

By Christy Suits and Connie Brown

Independent Press, Forsyth

Webster's dictionary defines adopt as: to legally take another's child and bring it up as one's own.

Adoption is not at all unusual in blended families and customarily takes place when children are young and still living at home with their parents. The recent adoption of Cheyanne Dawn Hamilton-Stuart was anything but customary. 

Sam and Ann Stuart of Forsyth celebrated their 12th anniversary July 9 of this year. Aug. 7, at 10 a.m., at the Rosebud County Courthouse, Sam Stuart adopted his stepdaughter, 28-year-old Cheyanne Daw...

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