If Christian had three wishes they would be to own a home, to see his family more often and to have a job that would make him wealthy. The 13-year-old enjoys playing tennis, listening to gospel music, watching movies and planning for his future, which includes a career as an FBI agent or a police officer. He also likes to read a variety of books. A friendly teen, he gets along very well with adults. Pizza and oatmeal are his favorite foods.
Christian is enrolled in regular eighth grade classes. His favorite subjects are reading and writing. His teachers say although he is very smart, he struggles with homework in some classes because of lack of motivation.
Therapy is helping Christian deal with behavioral issues resulting from the many separations and losses he has experienced. A resilient teen, he has a positive outlook on life. Christian wants very much to be adopted. He would thrive with a family that would love him unconditionally and would be committed to him. Christian would like a family with a mom and a dad and some children his own age. He is close to his birth mother and siblings and the contact should be maintained. Christian has much to offer the family that welcomes him into their home.
Adoptive parents do not need to have a specific income and they do not need to own their own homes. This kind of adoption is virtually free and many of the children are eligible for financial subsidy.
Please contact the National Adoption Center, 1500 Walnut St., Suite 701, Philadelphia, Pa. 19102 if you would like more information about adopting children out of the foster care system. Call today for a free packet of information (215) 735-9988 or visit the website at www.adopt.org.