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(Israel.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

(Israel. Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

(KYW's Larry Kane) Larry Kane
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By Larry Kane
Produced by Timothy McLaughlin

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — For nine-year-old Israel, life is all about games.  He enjoys sports such as wrestling and football, and likes to play video games.

“I like to play Mario Kart, I like to play racing games, super hero games,” Israel says.

And along with his need for speed, he’s a car fanatic.

“If I can’t afford a Corvette, I’ll go with a Camaro.  If I can’t afford a Camaro, I’ll save enough money to buy me a good, good, good Lamborghini,” this nine-year-old muses.

While he may have an expensive taste in cars, his social worker, Desmond McDermott, says Israel just needs one thing from a permanent family: a lot of love.

“He will bring excitement,” McDermott says with a laugh. “You see how engaging he is right now? That’s him, all the way around. There will be challenges, but overall he’ll make any family happy.”

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

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