Guardado asked, and her stepfather, David Lynde, 53, gladly accepted.
Are you getting teary-eyed yet? If not, you will soon.
At first, Lynde seemed curious about his gift from Guardado.
And when he found a pen in the gift bag, he acted very excited.
But when he found the adoption papers, his demeanor changed.
And what the papers represented started to sink in.
As Lynde looked at the adoption papers, Guardado said, âI want you to adopt me. âYou've been my dadâI know legal papers don't change anything, butâ¦â
âGabby, you have no idea what that means to me, you have no idea,â Lynde said.
Suffice it to say, Lynde couldn't contain his emotion.
And neither can we.
You can check out the video for yourself here, but we have to warn you: It's a tearjerker, so prepare yourself for some happy tears.