Definitions for "Adopted child"
a child placed with the taxpayer for adoption by an authorized placement agency, even if the adoption is not final
a natural child with real parents, who is loved
a qualifying child as long as the child has been placed with you by an authorized agency for legal adoption, even if the adoption is not yet final
Keywords:  stepchild, distributee
a distributee, a stepchild is not
Keywords:  puppy, never, fit
a puppy who will never fit in with the