Stepdad cries when woman asks him to adopt her

A heartwarming video shows the moment a woman asks her stepfather to adopt her after 17 years. 

Lindsey Collins met Mark High about 17 years ago when he arrived at her house to take her mother out on a date. 

From the very beginning Mark made sure to get to know the then-nine-year-old. 

As Mark's relationship progressed with Lindsey's mom, Jamie, he became a father-figure to Lindsey.

For Father's Day this year Lindsey Collins decided to ask her stepdad Mark High to adopt her

A heartwarming video captures the moment he sees the adoption papers

For Father's Day this year Lindsey Collins decided to ask her stepdad Mark High to adopt her. A heartwarming video captures the moment he sees the adoption papers

He breaks down in tears when he opens a box and sees the papers

Lindsey said she's never seen him cry so much

He breaks down in tears when he opens a box and sees the papers. Lindsey said she's never seen him cry so much

'He took on the role of being my father without hesitation and our relationship only got better over the years,' she said in a Facebook post.

When Lindsey, now 26 and living in Long Beach, California, was trying to figure out what to do for Mark on Father's Day, she decided

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