It was nothing short of devastating. But… it was probably the greatest, happiest ending.
I mean, it was so painful for us, but it was deeply joyful and deeply right for her.
~ Law & Order SVU star Mariska Hargitay, remarking on a past failed adoption after the baby’s mother decided to parent, as quoted by The Daily Dish, April 4.
Hargitay and husband, actor Peter Hermann, have since adopted two of their three children (Andrew and Amaya, pictured right, with Hargitay). Hargitay is also the daughter of now-deceased pro-life actress Jayne Mansfield.
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