PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Whether he’s riding his bike or playing outside, six-year-old Tamir is a ball of energy.

He even knows karate.

(Larry Kane:)  “Do you know any karate moves?”

(Tamir:) “Yes.”

(Larry Kane:)  “Show me one.”

(Tamir karate chops Larry’s arm.)

(Larry Kane:)   “Oh! Boy, I’ll tell you, that was a tough move. Did you learn it in karate?”

(Tamir:)  “Yes. And I know how to do the kicks.”

(Larry Kane:)   “Don’t show me the kicks. You already got my wrist.  You’re pretty strong.”

(Tamir:) “Thank you!”

His social worker, Melanie Hill, says Tamir needs a permanent family — one that can keep up with him.

“He’s very active and he would benefit from a family that’s active,” Hill says.  “He would also benefit from two parents. He always has a sunny disposition.  He always has a smile. He’s very polite and pleasant to be around.”

For more information, go to the web site of the Adoption Center of Delaware Valley,

Reported by Larry Kane, KYW Newsradio 1060
Produced by Timothy McLaughlin

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