Adopting a child is one of the greatest thing a family can do. It’s really giving a human being a chance in this world and the opportunity to have a loving family. Sometimes, kids that have been adopted feel that they need to thank their parents in some way…whether it’s big or small. For Jordan, he did something incredible for his mother.
Jordan was an infant when Ingeborg McIntosh adopted him…but it wasn’t easy getting him. She spent about four years trying to convince Jordan’s biological mother to let her adopt him. You see, Jordan’s mother wanted him being adopted by black or biracial parents.
McIntosh was white. But during that time, it was impossible to find another home for the baby, according to HLN. Jordan’s biological mother continued trying to search for the parents that she believed her son should have, but it proved to be more difficult than she thought. Eventually she gave into Ingeborg.
So at four-years-old, Jordan was officially Ingeborg’s son. It was incredible. However, about two decades later, Ingeborg got terrible news. She found out she had polycystic kidney disease and needed a kidney transplant as soon as possible. Jordan, without his mother knowing, booked an appointment to see if he could be a match for a kidney transplant…and he was!
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