17 years


Cornelia is tall, small-framed loving and caring young lady. Cornelia enjoys listening to music, writing poems and singing. She likes basketball, volleyball and outdoor activities. She gets along well with her peers and loves to be around younger children. Cornelia loves one on one attention from adults. She was previously heavily involved at a church in the praise dancing and singing ministries. She loves to sing and has a beautiful voice. Cornelia is currently in the eleventh grade in the 2013-2014 school year but has some academic struggles requiring further assistance. She is receiving accommodations in the school system, however Cornelia lacks the motivation. She has to be motivated to complete her schoolwork and to ask for help. Cornelia needs a family that can be understanding and patient with her mood swings – she can be up and happy one day and at other times appear very sad. Cornelia has some struggles with depression, impulsiveness and aggression. Cornelia desires to maintain connections with her siblings by telephone.

To adopt Cornelia or any other child with special needs, please contact Adopt America Network at 1-800-246-1731 or email us at We’re waiting to hear from you.

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