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'Blended' Photo Series Captures The Unconditional Love Between An Adopted Child And His Family

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Photographer Kate T. Parker is one proud aunt.

Her sister and brother-in-law adopted her 5-month-old nephew, Sam, in February 2014. But Parker knew she'd want to celebrate the newest member of the family in a special way from the beginning. "Throughout their entire adoption process, I knew I wanted to document whatever lucky baby we would welcome into our family," she told The Huffington Post in an email.

In a photo series which she calls "Blended," the Georgia-based photographer captures Sam's first moments with his family. She explained that the project also documents "the power of love, the agonizing wait (and then elation) of adoption, the welcoming of another life into our clan, and what it means to be a biracial family."

Aside from showing off Sam's adoption journey, his loving family and squish-worthy cheeks, Parker simply can't get enough of him. "He's the happiest, cutest baby on the planet," she told HuffPost. "I feel so lucky to have that little man in my life."

Based on the pictures below, we can see why.

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(hat tip: My Modern Met)

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