Elton John to support boy he couldn’t adopt

Elton John with LevElton John has decided to support the Ukranian boy he was not allowed to adopt. John, 62, met the 14-month-old boy, Lev, at a home for HIV-positive children in September. He requested to adopt the child, who has a mother, but was refused permission due to strict Ukranian laws. John’s partner David Furnish told BBC radio that he and John were working to ensure Lev and his brother “have the best health care, education and family options available to them.” ~Alexandra Heilbron

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  1. Queen+The Muppets!=Wow! • December 8, 2009 @ 4:14 PM

    Well done,Elton… 🙂 8)

  2. Nancy • December 8, 2009 @ 5:04 PM

    I’m so glad he and David are going to take care of this little guy and his brother even though they were not allowed to adopt.

  3. mandee • December 9, 2009 @ 12:54 AM

    elton john is a great man. this is a wonderful thing for him to do!

  4. gypsy • December 9, 2009 @ 2:20 AM

    This proves there still are loving ,kind,compassionate people left in this world!!!Kudos to Elton and David.God Bless Them both for not turning their backs on these children!!!I agree with all above comments.

  5. Cosmic OBAMO • December 9, 2009 @ 10:27 AM

    Well said,”mandee”. 🙂 Indeed. 8)

  6. mandee • December 9, 2009 @ 10:32 PM

    why is my name in quotations? lmao

  7. Nancy • December 9, 2009 @ 11:48 PM

    Maybe a secret admirer..?? Kinda like having your name up in lights, LOL.

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