This Homeless Man Was Reunited With His Biological Sister – But Then He Had To Meet Her Family

In 2013, Logan was homeless and had no family to call upon. But then he tracked down his biological sister and a remarkable story began. After years of being alone, Logan met his sister’s family and it immediately felt right.

This story is all about a young man named Logan. Unfortunately for him, he didn’t have the easiest of upbringings. In fact, he had a pretty rough time of it when he was a child. It all started when he was put up for adoption.

Logan was only a toddler when he entered the system and at one point he was adopted by a family. However, it didn’t go very well. His new family sent him back into foster care, which is where he stayed for the next 11 years.

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All the while, Logan was progressing through high school but with his 18th birthday just around the corner, he knew that he would soon be on his own. That’s because when children legally become adults, the foster care system is no longer responsible for them.

Logan’s birthday came, and as expected, the foster system kicked him out. The 18-year-old had nowhere to live and no one really looking out for him, apart from his Court-Appointed Special Advocate, Virginia Barrett.

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Once Logan turned 18, he had nowhere to sleep but his car. He didn’t have many belongings but he took the few things he did own and moved into his vehicle. That’s when he gave Barrett a call to let her know about the situation that he was in.

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Barrett was able to fix him up with somewhere to stay for a while but it wasn’t a long term solution. “I knew he needed more. He needed a home,” the Special Advocate told People magazine. And so she decided to do some digging for him.

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Barrett looked into Logan’s records and searched for the contact details of anyone who might want to take him in. That’s when she came across Ara and Robert Hunt who lived in Rockwall, Texas. Barrett had found a legitimate reason as to why they might want to meet Logan.

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It turned out that the Hunt couple had adopted Logan’s biological sister, Shyann. But when Barrett suggested to Robert and Ara that they might want to meet Logan, their initial reaction was not a positive one. They told Barrett that they didn’t want to get involved.

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The whole situation was taking its toll on poor Logan. He told USA Today how the constant rejection in his life made him feel “empty” and “alone.” Heartbreakingly, Logan also said that at that one point in 2013, he felt as though he had “nothing to look forward to.”

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At around the same time that Barrett was trying to secure Logan a place to live, the young man took part in a local TV news interview. And, weirdly enough, Robert watched the report and it made quite an impression on him. “I saw good character in him [Logan]” Robert told People magazine.

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When Robert persuaded his wife to watch the report, she agreed that Logan seemed to have a “good heart.” After that, everything began falling into place for the 18-year-old. He had one more stroke of bad luck though – a car accident, but Ara went to visit him and that’s when she decided to bring Logan home with her.

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Logan ended up living with the Hunt family while he recovered from his car crash, but as it turned out, it wasn’t a just temporary arrangement. Ara recalled how everyone seemed to bond really well, especially Logan and his biological sister who had been worried about him.

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And no one was more pleased about it than Logan himself. “It felt strong, it felt in place, it felt [like] home.” Logan had finally found the home that he had been hoping for. Then, a year after he first moved in with the Hunt Family, things went one step further.

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The entire family went to a courtroom to stand before a judge in order to make their arrangement more concrete. The Hunt family adopted Logan that day and he officially took on the name Logan Hunt. It was an emotional occasion for all involved.

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Robert made a particularly heartwarming statement about Logan’s TV appearance and how it had caught his eye. “From the first time I saw the interview, I knew that he was a part of our family,” he said, trying to hold back the tears. “We’re just doing this to make it legal.”

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When the judge declared Logan officially adopted, the courtroom erupted into applause. Logan himself beamed as he received the biggest of hugs from his new parents. He was overjoyed with the situation – he had finally found a place to belong.

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Someone else who was delighted by the Hunts’ decision to adopt was Barrett. She told People magazine how it had been a “scary” situation for everyone involved initially, but that she was pleased that the “risks and chances” had paid off for both parties.

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There was a positive reaction online too. Logan’s story seemed to resonate with a lot of people. “I’m adopted and I know what it feels like to be wanted and loved. Congratulations,” one person wrote, while another praised Logan for staying “a decent young man” despite his turbulent life.

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It may have taken a long time for Logan to find somewhere to call home, but thankfully, he got his happy ending. Describing how good it felt to be adopted finally, Logan said, “It’s like having your first birthday… it’s a heart-opening experience.”

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