By Larry Kane

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.”


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

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