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The Porter family recently adopted their daughter Ruby Mei from China. Pictured clockwise from left are, Jeffrey, age 11, Mickey, age 12, John, Mary Beth, age 9, Ruby Mei, 19 months and Missy Porter. Carrie Snyder / The Forum

'Instant love': Months of preparation culminate in adoption for Fargo family

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FARGO - When someone asks 19-month-old Ruby Mei Porter to dance, she wiggles her little body and reaches for the cell phone because she knows that’s where her music originates.


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Tracy Frank
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