Mickey Mouse Helps Foster Kids Learn News of a Lifetime: WATCH!

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They say that Disney World is the happiest place on Earth.

Janielle Gilmour and Elijah Gilmour, two kids from Portland, Pennsylvania, are now living proof of this description.

The 12-year old and 10-year old have been residing with foster parents Courtney and Tom for the past three years.

Unbeknownst to the children, the couple finalized its adoption paperwork when the family visited Florida in May.

When the Gilmours checked into the Magic Kingdom park in Orlando, each family member was given a button to write down his or her reasons for celebrating.

"We didn't have the adoption date until the Friday before our vacation, but once we got it I thought, 'How cool would it be to give a sign to Mickey?'" Courtney explained to E! News.

"When we got down there we sent out pictures on Twitter of our buttons. Ours said, 'Adopting Our Kids.' Theirs said, 'Getting Adopted.'

"The people from Disney World's Twitter reached out to us and asked, 'How can we help make this extra special?'" 

twitter buttons

Courtney those the amusement park would provide free dessert or something along those lines.

"We went to dinner, and by the time we got back they e-mailed me again to set up a private meet and greet with Mickey," said Courtney, who filmed the following scene inside the Town Street Theater and shared the footage with friends via Facebook July 6.

It has since been viewed nearly 2 million times.

In the footage below, we see Mickey sign the children’s autograph book and then perform a card trick.

Typical stuff, really.

mickey and kids

But then the beloved character held up a sign with the adoption date on it.

And... well...

"This went better than we had hoped," Courtney wrote as a caption at the time she posted it. "They were beyond shocked and we were beyond emotional."

See for yourself, but make sure you have a few tissues handy!

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