How many of you out there would adopt a sibling because they needed you to be their parent?

These 12 people did that and share the reasons why.

Get ready to be inspired! Tissues may be required…

1. YES!

That’s such good news! Good luck to you both!

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2. That’s A LOT of responsibility…

But a lot of people have done many great things before the age of 20, so go do it!

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3. Maybe you shouldn’t?

If it’s really that tough to spell “two”… something tells me that they need something else.

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4. Great reason!

Hopefully you can stay sober. Very important!

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5. Happens a lot more than you’d think…

But damn… that’s rough stuff.

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6. Ugh.

Well, at least the little guy has got a great sibling!

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7. This is rough…

But a lot of people actually do feel this way.

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8. Nice!

What a great sister you are! He’s very lucky.

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9. Just keep pushing…

You’ll figure it out somehow, someway.

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10. Oh man, ugh!

But you HAVE to be there for them. It’s such a critical time for them both. You’ll pull through!

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11. LOVE!

Such a great thing to read!

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12. Amazing!

Don’t think any more about it. Do it and never look back!

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Well, I’m tearing up now. There are so many stories of sacrifice from people so young!

What do you think? Are you inspired by these stories? Do you have one of your own you’d like to share?

Let us know in the comments!