‘GMA’ gifts a boy and his new family a trip from Adventures by Disney

When Jake Manning needed a home, his teacher, Kerry Bremer, didn’t hesitate to make him a part of her family.
6:10 | 12/10/19

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and we have a really special story for you this Tuesday morning that our friends at WCVB in Boston shared us. Carrie Bremer is a mother of three. When her student Jake manning needed a home she did not hesitate to open her heart and make him a part of their family. We'll talk to this beautiful family in just a moment. But first we want to share their story. Do you love us? Yes. Do we love you? Yes. Reporter: 14-year-old Jake manning came into the bremers' life in the most unexpected way. Jake was my student and I knew his mom was quite sick. Reporter: Jean manning, Jake's mom was facing terminal cancer. I approached his mom and said, if you need a backup plan for Jake, then our family is happy to make him part of our family. She told me that I'll sleep better tonight than I've slept in a long time. Reporter: Kerry, her husband Dave and their three children welcoming him with open arms spending weekends and holidays together. All with the blessing of Jake's mom. She called him our son. Our boy. Reporter: And when Jean passed away last month, the bremers were ready. My mom went to heaven. She's always in your heart, right? Yes. That means so much. She did love you so much. Do you love her so much? Oh, why, thank you. Reporter: Jake so happy in his forever home, one mother's promise to another. She will live on here in this house and always be part of Jake's life. The Bremer family, please welcome the Bremer family to "Good morning America." Bless your heart, each and every one of you. Okay, this is not easy for them. They didn't do what they did to be on "Good morning America." This is truly in their heart but we wanted to let people know that people like you exist and that a family like yours exists and how do you think that this can resonate with other people and send a message to them, ke Well, I think based on the messages that I've received from people, there are a lot of parents out there who wonder what will happen to my child if something happens to me and I've received many messages from people saying that this gave them hope that there will be someone to stepare for their child? And your family, your entire family stepped up including these three back here. So tell me about your little brother now. What is he like around the house? He's so much fun. He's so full of light and love and he's so funny and charismatic and he just fits -- I mean right into our family. It's like a perfect match. It doesn't feel like this big transition because he's just been our brother for so long. That's great. How has it been for you, daddy. It's been amazing. It's been absolutely amazing. Before I met Kerry I didn't have an opportunity to be around children with special needs a whole lot. Since then I have and if you haven't had an opportunity to be around children with special needs you absolutely have to be. They're amazing. They're so full of love. I love this guy. Unconditional love. The love is mutual. He's got the family smile. Like I said, we wanted to honor you. We wanted to do something -- I've been up all night too, buddy. We wanted to do something for you and so we are going to make you which we've done all month long our secret Santa surprise. So the bells are being rung so it's a surprise so I want the elves. Elves, come on out, Tommy. Come on out with the gifts. And Doug. Hey, Doug. How are you? Good. How are you? Thank you. Give it up for Tommy, the coolest elf in the world. This is for you, Jake. Can you open it? We know that you love horses. We heard that you love horses. So can you -- Want to open this up. Doug is from Disney adventure, okay. Disney adventures. Yes. And so tell us a little about what he's going to see. So, Jake, we're so touched by the story of your family and everything that you guys have been through, and so we at adventures by Disney are accepting you on a vacation to Wyoming. And Jake, you are going to get a chance to go horseback riding with some of our cowboy friends out there in the mountains and the, you guys are going to go on annings-packed adventure and go hiking and rafting and flyfishing and enjoy all this in Jackson hole and yellowstone national park. A couple of guides just like myself will be there to take care of you guys so you can really just focus on being together as a family. And make some memories. Oh, my gosh. Thank you. Doug, thank you. Thank you so much. You're so excited because you have wanted a vacation like this because this young man, he loves horses. He does. Will bull's-eye be there? You got it. You got it. So are you excited to spend Christmas, Jake. Yes. Let me finish. With your beautiful family. Thank you, thank you, thank you and, Doug, thank you for making this happen. Thank you. Can't wait to see you guys out there. We'll be doing this all month long. I love the secret Santa. Thank you very much.

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