The emotional story of the Brazilian actress who adopted a child who lived in a garbage dump

Carol nakamura A 38-year-old actress and TV presenter born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, adopted a boy who spent his days in a garbage dump. The young woman of Asian origin was doing community work when she found the child, invited him to her house and then began the procedures that would lead her to be the mother of the child.

In 2019, the actress was dedicated to supporting those most in need and did events with other volunteers. One of those days he was in the great garbage dump of Gramacho, located in the city of Duque de Caxias. It was there that he met the boy.

The youngest was a homeless infant, looking for things to sell in the trash. Carol says she was struck by the little boy’s motivation, his joy. “He had something very special,” he says.

In Brazil, especially in the favelas, there are many abandoned children, for this reason, there are families that bet on adoption. However, today the number of people who are willing to do so has decreased.

Nakamura gave the little boy the opportunity to belong to a family and he accepted. She is the mother of two biological children and they are happy to have a new member in the house.

The papers to fully carry out the adoption took two years, only in 2021 could it be achieved. Now, with the objective specified, the well-known artist frequently uploads photos with her children on her social networks, where they are shown happy.