Sky wants to learn about her heritage.

Sky possesses lofty aspirations

Just as the sky above seems to know no limits, neither does 15-year-old Sky. “I really like to tell people that I want to be president,” she says, “but I know I have to be mayor …
Gauge looking to improve on his weaknesses.

Gauge strives to be better

Few people are as self-aware as Gauge, a boy barely into high school who knows his strengths and knows where he needs to improve to reach his goals. “Gauge is always trying to do …
Aaron likes fitness activities.

Meet Aaron: A teen serious about fitness

While everyone has been stuck at home to slow the spread of COVID-19 virus, not many have been as stuck at 16-year-old Aaron. When someone in Aaron’s group foster home tested positive for …
Julio likes to hike.

Julio is ready to hit the trails

Like a lot of teens doing remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, Julio misses the classroom. Well, at least the other students in the classroom. “He does not like virtual …
Carlos loves to listen to Christmas music.

 Carlos loves Christmas yearlong

No matter what the calendar says, Carlos’ music playlist says it’s December 25. The 9-year-old boy loves Christmas music all year. And if you could combine Christmas music with Fourth …
Damone likes playing sports, but prefers basketball.

Damone is a teen needing someone on sideline for him

14-year-old Damone is a multi-sport athlete who thrives in the world of competition, says John Hicks, a child specific adoption recruiter with Aid to Adoption of Special Kids (AASK). “He …
Vanessa

Big sister + little brother = instant family

If you were moved by the 2018 movie Instant Family, you can create your own version by opening your heart and home to Vanessa and Reye. Vanessa, 15, is a compassionate, nurturing teen and the …
Adrian seeks a loving home.

Adrian is a teen with a joyful heart

If you see 14-year-old Adrian out and about these days, he will be wearing a mask to do his part to slow the spread of COVID-19. But you can be sure that behind that mask is a smile. Adrian is …
Damacus needs a home.

Meet Damascus: Active and engaging – and hoping for a brother

Active and engaging, 10-year-old Damascus dreams of a forever family with a built-in playmate. “I’d like there to be another boy – maybe age 9 to 11 – that I could play …
Aiden does well academically.

Aiden looking for a dad

Music helps people express their deep emotions and listening to it helps Aiden to know he isn’t the only one who has felt that way. A long list of favorite artists includes “Maroon …

Dylan is laid back teen who wants a dad

Teens typically come with drama. Not 15-year-old Dylan. “He is literally, the most chill, laid back kid,” says Kayla, a child specific adoption recruiter with Aid to Adoption of …

Keegan is an outgoing, athletic teen

If you’re looking for a little conversation, sit down next to 14-year-old Keegan. “He is a story teller,” says John Hicks, a child specific adoption recruiter with Aid to …
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