Robert loves computers and he plays the piano, even writes his own songs. And he has quite sophisticated tastes.
Gianna is a spark plug. This nine-year-old is quick with a story, a joke, or a song.
Jay loves camping, a passion he wants to share with a permanent family.
Eleven-year-old Skylar loves singing hip-hop and soul like her idol, Adele.
Eighteen-year-old Miguel wants to be a professional baseball player just like his favorite, Ryan Howard.
Fourteen-year-old Jessica is only in ninth grade, but she already has her mind made up: she wants to serve her country.
“I’m terrific, smart, I’m helpful,” he says matter-of-factly. “And if anybody asks what I want to be when I grow up, the answer is a firefighter.”
Michael, a very motivated 14-year-old, wants to be a pediatrician. He’s already a good cook.
Eight-year-old Rhyian says he and his 10-year-old brother, Brandon, have a blast doing all sorts of things together.
Seven-year-old Kaitland (right) admires her big sister, Talina.
When we met, eight-year-old Talina (left) and her sister Kaitland were getting ready for their school’s Christmas concert.
Christopher is 17, and he loves playing video games and drawing.
A bright young woman who loves math, going to church, and reading the Bible, her very favorite activity is horseback riding.
Name a sport, any sport, and Jamie will tell you he loves playing it.
Jazmeer, Marquis, and Aniyah share a bond that grew out of necessity as they went through the adoption system together, and now the trio would like to find a permanent home together.