Waiting Children

Waiting for a family is the longest wait of all.

Waiting Children

Despite the fact that we live in one of the most fortunate nations in the world, there are 102,000 children in the U.S. foster care system waiting to be adopted. Adopt America Network specializes in finding homes for the most difficult-to-place children.

For these children, every day that passes without a family of their own is an eternity – especially since they are dealing with very special needs and situations, including:

  • Victims of extreme neglect.
  • Victims of abuse – sexual, physical, emotional.
  • Mentally or medically fragile children (ranging from minor problems to terminally ill).
  • Part of a sibling group of two or more (the greater the number, the harder it is to find a permanent home).
  • Of minority or biracial heritage.
  • Older children with the associated problems of long-term care in the foster system.

Perhaps the best way to really see what our organization is all about is to “meet” the children who are available for adoption and so richly deserve a home to call their own.


Aaliyah

Aaliyah is a very thoughtful 12 year old who enjoys being creative.
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Aaron

Aaron has matured greatly over the past few years. He is personable and polite.
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Aaron

Sitting quietly and engaging in one on one activities is where Aaron really lights up.
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Abby

Abby is a very cute and out-going young girl.
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Alex

Alex is a very bright and easy going boy!
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Alex

This sweet young man has a good heart good heart and is helpful to those around him
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Aliya

Aliya loves to read and would like to be a writer when she grows up.
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Amber

Amber is outgoing, active, and enjoys a good competition. She is a lovable child who has a very kind heart.
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Amone

Amone has a pleasant smile and friendly personality. She is an adorable young girl who loves to sing, and dance like Hanna Montana.
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Angel

Angel has a beautiful smile and infectious laugh. He loves being around people. Angel is happiest when spoken and sung to.
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Angel

Angel is a bright, active girl!
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ANonte

Anonte is a precious young girl.
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Anthony

Anthony is a child that enjoys drawing and the arts. Anthony states that “I love art.”
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Anthony

An intelligent and happy go lucky 15 year old boy! He is at the top of his class and enjoys learning at school.
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Anthony

Anthony would like a family that would “take me lots of places and spend lots of time with me.”
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Anthony

Anthony likes sports and attending church. He has participated in church activities such as praise dancing.
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Anthony

Anthony is a sweetheart who tends to smile often!
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Anthony

Anthony loves miniature Legos and can build amazing structures with them
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Antonio

Whether it is creating a sand art project, drawing or collecting Pokeman or football cards, Antonio will keep you on your toes!
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Aphrodite

Aphrodite is full of youthful exuberance. She is adorable and friendly young lady who loves Hannah Montana.
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Armando

Armando is a loving, affectionate little boy with a sweet, sweet disposition and a very mellow personality
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Benjamin

Benjamin is an avid reader, enjoys playing chess, and making origami figures. He he has plans of attending college and being successful.
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Beth & Norman

Beth and Norman are adorable little kids of Native American ancestry.
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Bobby

Bobby is a young teen who enjoys spending time outside swinging and playing in the snow.
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Bradley

Bradley is a ball of energy and he always has a smile on his face. He enjoys playing Wii video games and board games.
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Bradley

Bradley is a very positive and energetic. He was recently awarded “Most Affectionate” in his class.
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Breonna

This beautiful young girl loves listening to music!
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Brian

Brian is a very nice young man who likes sports and hopes to play basketball or football.
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Brianna

Brianna is a kind, generous, friendly girl who is academically on track and has a lot of resilience.
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Britney

Britney is healthy. She makes friends easily. She is spiritual and enjoys the Youth Program at the foster parent’s church.
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Caleb

Caleb is a curious and active child! He loves outdoor activities.
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Cameron

Cameron is fondly known as the “miracle baby!”
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Carol

Carol is a beautiful young lady who enjoys doing arts and crafts
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Casey

Casey is an adorable little old boy!
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Chloe

Chloe is an active and talented 12 year old girl
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Chris

Chris is a very sweet, mannerly child. He is a real gentleman and will help a lady with the door or help her carry her things.
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Christian

Christian is an all-around likeable preteen!
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Christian

Bright, intelligent, outgoing, and athletic, Christian is a resilient boy who has some great strengths for his adoptive family to enjoy and encourage.
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Cody

Cody likes to stay active, playing soccer and basketball or playing on his leap frog!
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Cody

Cody is doing fantastically well on the home from, in school, and in the community!
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Cornelia

Cornelia enjoys listening to music, writing poems and singing. Cornelia loves one on one attention from adults.
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Dalton and Dawson

Dawson and Dalton are two bright, happy and pleasant young boys waiting to find stability, security, and commitment with their forever family!
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Daniel

Those who know Daniel best tell us that he is a child who loves electronics.
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Dante

Dante is a delightful boy!
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Darien

Darien is delightful and highly likeable
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Darrianne

Darrianne is a bubbly, vivacious, funny young lady who is bright and quick-witted!
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Davontay

Davontay wants a family who will be active and share new adventures with him.
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DeMaun

DeMaun is a cheerful, funny, and affectionate little boy.
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Derek

Derek absolutely loves electronics!
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Destini

Destini is an appealing, outgoing and charming girl.
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Devin

Devin enjoys reading and playing sports. At his current placement, he is the chore manager.
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Dexter

If you are a sports-oriented couple or single dad or single mom with a love for football and fishing, you will want to learn more about Dexter!
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Dreama

Dreama is and easy-going 13 year old girl who loves hanging out with her friends.
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Echo

Echo loves to singing and having her nails painted.
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Elijah

Elijah is a curious and sweet 13 year old boy. He is very personable and loves to be around people.
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Elijah

Elijah is a smart, sweet child, who is generally happy and “ready to go” in the mornings
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Eric

Eric is an adorable and loving boy with lots of energy. He has the cutest freckles and blue/green eyes.
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Evan

Evan enjoys outdoor activities like swimming and playing soccer and other sports, and creating structures with Legos.
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Evan

This helpful, affectionate kid is Evan!
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Ezra

Ezra is an intelligent boy who is imaginative in creating playthings
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Faith

Faith is a darling girl!
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Gabriel

Gabe is a handsome preteen who thrives on 1:1 adult attention.
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Gage

Gage is thriving! He has come such a long way since coming into foster care at age 11, and he is not through yet!
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Garrett

Garrett loves fixing things and tinkering with toys and other objects
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Gavin

Meet Gavin, he likes rock & roll music, video games and soccer!
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Haason

Haason is an active, happy, outgoing young man
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Hailey

Hailey is a very sweet and compassionate young lady who roots for the underdog
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Hunter

Hunter is an incredibly happy child.
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Ian

Ian is full of jokes!
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India

India is an intelligent and active child.
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Isaiah

Energetic Isaiah loves to laugh and loves hands-on activities.
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Jake

I have a great sense of humor and my glass is always half full!
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Jameir

Jameir is an adorable little boy. He loves one on one attention from his caregivers and attaches quickly to others.
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James

James is a delightful teenager who enjoys keeping up with fashion trends. He takes pride in maintaining a neat appearance.
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James

James is an 9 year old movie enthusiast!
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Jaydyn

Jaydyn is extremely likeable and very caring
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Jayke

Jayke is a friendly young man
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Jeraysia

Jeraysia is a talkative, polite and welcoming young lady.
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Jerimiah

It is when Jerimiah's challenges are being well-managed that his kindness, sweet affect, compassion, and sense of humor are most apparent.
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Jermaine

Jermaine is a very likeable and sweet preteen.
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Jermarion

Jermarion has a good imagination and a big, bright smile!
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Jermelah

Jermelah is a very bright young lady that will be able to go far in life
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Jesse

This young man enjoys singing, dancing, and everything else related to music.
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Jessica

Arts and crafts make Jessica smile and she is open to trying new things.
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Jesus

Jesus is often described as a “Miracle Baby” by his caregivers. He communicates by groans, cries, and minimal eye movements.
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Joel

Joel is a charming, often playful young boy with a wonderful smile and a love of being silly.
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John

He enjoys playing outside at the park, collecting toy cars, playing with “Tigger” and trains, watching movies, play on the computer and being read to.
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Jordan

Jordan describes himself as helpful, creative, kind, respectful, and likes pets.
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Jordan

Jordon is very active and has a great personality!
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Joseph

Joseph's open and friendly personality draws people to him, and his optimism helps to lift others' spirits. He loves to entertain and make people laugh.
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Joseph

Joey stays busy in the summer with gardening and swimming he an active and fun loving 15 year old boy.
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Joseph

Joseph is a typical teen who likes social media and texting!
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Josh

7 year old Josh loves to make other happy
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Justin

Justin loves participating in activities in his school program.
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Justin

Kind, polite, focused, as resilient, Justin is a teen with a very good sense of humor who loves to joke around.
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Kaelyn

Kaelyn is a strong, healthy girl with a beautiful smile.
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Kaiden

Kaiden enjoys being outside, playing with toys and interacting with others.
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Kaily

Kaily is a sweet and lovable 13 year old girl.
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Kayla

Kayla is a very respectable 13 year old.
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Keiria

Keiria is affectionate and loving
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Kemijah, Karma & Kemani

Kemijah, Kemani, and Karma are delightful children who play well together and love each other very much
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Kenneth

Kenneth is a sweet, loveable and easy going youth. He can be a shy child who is easy to please.
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Keonate

Keontae is a silly young boy who knows how to be a gentleman.
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Kevin

Kevin would love a family that would provide him the opportunity to be active and outside.
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Kshawn

I show affection openly with hugs and I am accepting of animals. I am described as active, happy, and moody. I love to eat!
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Kurtsen

Kurtsen is a very bright, social youth who is well-liked.
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Kyrie

Kyrie is imaginative and inquisitive!
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Kyron

Kyron likes to interact with peers and does well with various ages. He also likes animals, especially dogs.
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La’Veil & Leilani

La’Veil and Leilani are darling siblings.
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Laejja

Laejja is a passionate teenage girl putting her emotions into expressive poetry. She is a teen who is confident and knows what she likes reading books, baking, and scrapbooking
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Lakota

Lakota is a happy little boy that likes to be hugged.
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Lamont

Lamont has great success in engaging with others in one-on-one activities and appears to thrive on the individual attention.
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Lara

Along with her wonderful smile, Lara's foster mom fondly tells us that Lara is gunny, creative, thoughtful, and loving.
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Laylauni

Laylauni loves engaging in physical activities, such as riding her bike and playing outdoors.
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Lee'Aujanique

Lee is an outgoing, active girl !
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Lisa and Carla

Despite their age difference, these sisters are very close and love each other very much!
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Logan

Logan is a sweet and caring sixteen year old boy
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Logan

Logan is an incredibly bright and very capable child.
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Makayla

Makayla is often found with a book in her hand as she enjoys a reading a good novel
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Makhi

10 year old Makhi loves challenging puzzles and being silly.
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Malachi

Charming and sweet, Malachi is very curious, energetic, and friendly
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Marissa

Marissa is a wonderful girl!
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Michael

Michael is a caring young man. He enjoys spending his time playing computer games.
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Michael

Michael is an amazing youngster with a fun personality, determination, and a tender heart. One of his favorite things is the sound of water.
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Michael

Michael is a very likable youth and a talented artist.
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Michael

He is a fellow who makes friends easily and gets along great with others.
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Natasha

Natasha is an affectionate child, who basks in lots of love and attention. Natasha’s favorite snacks are yogurt and oatmeal.
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Nathaniel

Nate loves the outdoors and has fun riding his bike
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Nephi

Nephi is a sweet and lovable four-year-old that has the most infectious smile and laugh.
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Nicholas

Nicholas has a wide array of interests and is a curious little boy.
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Nicholas

Nicky, who has been growing by leaps and bounds, is a delight!
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Noah

Noah loves to be outside, play in the water, and spend time with other children. He is particularly happy in the morning and at bath time.
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Paul

13 year old Paul loves anything and everything to do with firefighting!
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Payton

Payton is a happy little boy!
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Perrish

14 year old Perrish is energetic, intelligent and active. His emotional state can be noted as sweet and he loves positive feedback from others.
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Princess

With her bright smile and expressive eyes, Princess is about as cute as it gets
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Quendesa

Hi! My name is Quendesa. I am a beautiful young lady!
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Ramses

Ramses is an intelligent and vibrant young boy with a very charming personality.
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Randon

Randon is able to do things that he was never expected to be able to do!
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Randy

Randy is a very loving, caring, and well-mannered child.
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Rayden

Rayden is a 9 year old boy with a bright smile and charming personality!
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Richard


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Romello

Romello is a sweet, cute little bundle of joy wrapped under many blankets
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Samuel

Meet this charmer and jokester!
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Sarah

Sarah has many different interests and enjoys developing new hobbies and learning new activities.
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Sean

Sean is very sweet, engaging and eager-to-please.
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Sha'Myia

Sha'Myia loves laughing and smiling! She especially enjoys country music.
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Skyler

Skyler is viewed as a quiet guy. Skyler really likes anything to do with space and NASA.
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Stacy

Meet Stacy, a funny and sweet 13 year old who loves to tell knock-knock jokes.
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Starlight

Star is a spunky girl with a great smile and a huge, infectious laugh!
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Tai'Juan

Tai’Juan is very active and fun loving, 15 year old male!
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Terrance

Terrence has a sweet smile and laugh.
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Tiara, Ciara, Renee & Alisha

Tiara, Ciara, Renee, and Alisha are four sisters who love each other greatly.
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Tiffany "Tia"

Those who know her best would describe her as caring, kind, respectful, funny and curious.
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Tony

Tony is definitely a joy to be around. Despite the early hardships in his life he continues to develop and flourish.
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Travis

Sixteen-year-old Travis has an inquisitive nature about him. He has a wonderful imagination and likes to learn how things work.
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Tre'Vell

Tre’Vell is an attractive young teen who is very engaged in school.
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Tre'von

Tre’von is generally a happy little boy despite all of his medical issues.
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Trentin & Trevor

Trentin is a caring, likeable, warm, friendly, and outgoing young man. Trevor enjoys school, especially math.
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Trenton

Trenton is very intelligent, lovable, affectionate
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TreVaughn

TreVaughn is an engaging young teen who wants to find a family all his own!
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Trey, Christopher and Brandon


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Tristan

Tristan can communicate well and be assertive and involved in his planning
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Vicente

Vicente is a good humored, personable youngster. He is very outgoing and enjoys interacting with both adults and peers.
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Victoria

Victoria has a big beautiful smile. She loves to laugh and attempts to make sounds.
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William

William (Aka- Matt) is an energetic pre-teen who needs a loving and stable home with a forever family. Matt is a child with special needs but shows a curious personality.
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William

William has expressed that he wants a family who will be honest with him.
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William "Joe"

Joe is a warm and caring boy who makes friends easily and has a special fondness for animals
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William and Ryan

Both boys enjoy playing with typical little boy toys. Legos are one of their favorites and they are quite the builders.
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Zachary

Zachary is a very active and outgoing boy. He is very expressive and has no problem stating his needs and wants.
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Zakiyyah

Zakiyyah is a tall and athletic teen with an infectious smile. Her favorite pastime is music.
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Zakrie

Zakrie is a sweet child that responds well to a soft voice. He thrives on love and nurturing.
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Zerendity

Zerendity is a delightful young lady with big dreams of having a family where she will have that wonderful sense of belonging and acceptance.
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