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(Chyna.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Chyna

Seventeen-year-old Chyna wants a career styling hair, and she’s already quite the expert.

10/16/2013

(Tajinae.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Tajinae

Tajinae is trying to inspire other young people through her work with the “Role Models” organization.

10/09/2013

(Jazmeer.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Jazmeer

“I want to become a successful actor because I want to show kids that if you grow up with nothing you can always make something out of yourself,” says Jazmeer.

10/02/2013

(Zaire, at the KYW Newsradio studios.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Zaire

“I’m a person who likes to play football and who likes art,” he says.

09/18/2013

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Parents Say Therapists Don’t Have Enough Training To Adequately Assist Adopted Children

A recent report by The Donaldson Adoption Institute indicates one of the most common complaints the parents of an adopted child or the adoptee him or herself have is the difficulty in finding a psychologist/psychiatrist or social worker schooled in the many nuances of an adoption situation. Two local experts have some advice.

09/06/2013

(Jasper.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Jasper

Jasper, 14, wants to have a career in remote-control vehicles.

09/04/2013

(Jamir, at the KYW Newsradio studios.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Jamir

Eight-year-old Jamir is full of energy. He loves superheroes and wants to be a firefighter or a police officer one day.

08/14/2013

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Blog: Cat & Dog Days of Summer Pet Adoption Program

By Jim Donovan:  Pet lovers listen up!   The “Cat and Dog Days of Summer” adopt-a-pet program has returned to the Burlington County New Jersey Animal Shelter. Now through August 31st the shelter is offering reduced […]

08/06/2013

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South Jersey Animal Shelter Offering Reduced Adoption Fees For August

The Burlington County Animal Shelter will be offering the special, aptly being called the “Cat and Dog Days of Summer,” throughout the month.

08/05/2013

(Taniyah.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Taniyah

Taniyah says she wants to be a cosmetologist when she grows up.

07/17/2013

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Infertile Couples Reaching Out To Community For Financial Help In Starting Families

Anyone who has adopted a child or participated in fertility treatment is painfully aware of the steep costs involved. Many couples are coming up with creative ways to finance the building of their families.

07/15/2013

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3 On Your Side: Crowdfunding For Adoption & Fertility Treatments

As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, hopeful parents are turning to the internet to fund adoptions and fertility treatments.

07/12/2013

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Wednesday’s Child: Laejja

Sixteen-year-old Laejja has a big heart — she wants to help people. To do that, she wants to become a pediatrician.

06/19/2013

(Ashton and Jonathan.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Ashton and Jonathan

These two brothers, 15 and 12, are looking for a family that will keep them together.

06/05/2013

(Aliyah.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Aliyah

“Creative” barely begins to describe fourteen-year-old Aliyah.

05/29/2013

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