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Natalie and her brother, David.  Photo by Timothy McLaughlin

Wednesday’s Child: Natalie and David

By Larry Kane Produced by Timothy McLaughlin PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —- David and his sister Natalie are looking together for their forever family. Eleven-year-old David is a sports fanatic. Nine-year-old Natalie is a dancer. While he’s […]

07/01/2015

(Capri.  Photo by Timothy McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Capri

Capri is a budding artist and wants to become an ultrasound technician.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/24/2015

(Jade.  Photo by Timothy McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Jade

This resilient 13-year-old likes arithmetic. “You gotta know how to count your money!” she notes, wisely.

06/17/2015

(Jesenia, at the KYW Newsradio studios.  Photo by Timothy McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Jesenia

Jesenia loves music and dreams of being a singing star, but says she’d like to work as a child advocate.

06/10/2015

(Quatrel.  Photo by Timothy McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Quatrel

Quatrel is a young man of many pursuits: he loves music, sports, and cooking, and wants to go into the US military.

06/03/2015

(Daevon.  Photo by Timothy McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Daevon

Eight-year-old Daevon wants to play in the NBA and be a firefighter in his spare time.

05/27/2015

(Mrs. Cecilia Paul is flanked by DHS commissioner  Vanessa Garrett Harley and longtime Family Court administrative judge Kevin Dougherty at today's awards ceremony.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Agency Honors Its ‘Foster Parents of the Year’

Among the award winners was a woman who has fostered 126 children in her home over 43 years, and adopted five of them.

05/26/2015

(Imani visits the KYW Newsradio studios.  Photo by Timothy McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Imani

Imani wants to be a veterinarian.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/13/2015

(Michael.  Photo by Timothy McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Michael

Twelve-year-old Michael loves super heroes.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/06/2015

(Robert.  Photo by Timothy McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Robert

Sixteen-year-old Robert taught himself how to play three instruments, and says he finds music therapeutic.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/29/2015

(Taishyna.  Photo by Timothy McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Taishyna

Taishyna loves painting and drawing, and helping care for younger kids.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

Shaleenee (credit: Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Shaleenee

19-year-old Shaleenee loves to cook. She even attends culinary school.

04/15/2015

(Jasmine.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Jasmine

Jasmine is not shy about her strengths.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/08/2015

(Je'Liyah.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Je’Liyah

Je’Liyah has a lot of spirit! She’s a cheerleader, and she wants to meet professional cheerleaders some day.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/01/2015

(Makayla.  Photo by Timothy McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Makayla

Her name is Makayla. She’s eleven years old. And this budding gymnast will tumble right into your heart.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/25/2015

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