Wednesday’s Child: Wafiq

By Larry Kane
Produced by Timothy McLaughlin

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — “Creative” doesn’t even begin to describe Wafiq.  At just 14 years old, he taught himself to play the drums.

“I remember going to Guitar Center and I picked up a set of drum sticks.  I thought I knew a beat — it sounded good, though,” he said recently.

kane larry tight Wednesdays Child: Wafiq

(KYW’s Larry Kane)

Wafiq’s social worker, Daniel Sianozecki, says Wafiq needs a permanent family who can help him reach his goals.

“Wafiq did mention that he was interested in producing music — that aspect of creating music — but also recording.”

More than anything, Wafiq says he wants a shoulder to lean on — someone who will listen.

Listen to what?

“Anything really, anything that’s on my mind.  I never really had something like that.”

For more information about adopting Tajon or any other “Wednesday’s Child,” go to the National Adoption Center’s web site,, or call 215-735-9988.

“Wednesday’s Child” main page


Top Content On CBSPhilly

More from Timothy McLaughlin

Comments are closed.

More From CBS Philly

2016 Guide To Holiday Mall Hours
What's New On The Nearby Slopes

Listen Live