Boy and adopted grandpa both born with same disability

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NEWFOUNDLAND, Canada — An orphan boy born without his right hand is fitting in at his new home in Canada.

The Facey family adopted Kirill from Kazakhstan just a few months ago.

He was passed up for adoption six times at the orphanage because of his disability.

"They kept emphasizing throughout the whole process, that 'do you really want a child with only one hand?'" said Doug Facey, Kirill's adopted father.

But the Faceys knew he was the perfect match, because Kirill's new grandpa was also born without a hand.

"How can I sit there and say 'this is going to be a problem' when you're looking at this man who's been to the Paralymics, who played soccer. He's a great philanthropist in the city. He's a very successful businessman. How can you sit there and say 'my child wont be able to do any of that,'" said Lesley Facey, Kirill's adopted mother.

When Kirill first met his new grandpa at the airport, he had never seen another person who was missing a hand.

His grandfather said it was a special moment.

"I just stuck out my hand and reached out with his stump and he touched mine," said his adopted grandfather, Chris Facey.

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