Marine gets adopted in Christmas Eve ceremony

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Lance Cpl. Christopher Mohedano-Hernandez, second from left, and members of his family Rosa Mohedano, second from right and Kate Mohendano, right, greet a another newly adopted child, Chinaza Thornhill, 4 months, and her adoptive mother Chinyere Thornhill, left, after an adoption ceremony in Mineola, N.Y., Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. The U.S. Marine home on leave has been formally adopted by his stepfather in a Christmas Eve adoption ceremony held in a suburban New York courtroom. Mohedano-Hernandez is the latest in what experts call a growing trend of adult adoptions. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)