Gloria Hochman

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

Wednesday’s Child: Ryan

If he could, fourteen-year-old Ryan would like to play football all day long.

08/13/2014

Jahmeal (credit: Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Jahmeal

13-year-old Jahmeal is glued to his iPhone. When he’s not on his phone, he’s in the kitchen, cooking and baking.

08/06/2014

(Dahsiyoni.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Dahsiyoni

“I’m smart, I’m funny, I’m shy,” is how 13-year-old Dahsiyoni describes herself.

06/11/2014

(Desmond.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Desmond

Eight-year-old Desmond loves math and solving puzzles.

04/23/2014

(Marcelle.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Marcelle

Eleven-year-old Marcelle has an active imagination. He loves mystery books and playing with Legos.

03/12/2014

(Jannean.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Jannean

At 15, Jannean has a sense of extraordinary responsibility. She wants to go into the military and is already part of ROTC.

02/19/2014

(Jabriel.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Jabriel

Last week we introduced you to 13-year-old Michael. Today, we’re meeting his younger brother, Jabriel.

02/12/2014

(Ruby.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Ruby

Ruby can be quiet at first, but behind that shy exterior is a young girl bursting with talent.

12/04/2013

(Ben, at KYW Newsradio's studios.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Ben

Ben, 14, is becoming an expert at the art of paper-folding called “origami.”

10/30/2013

(Mikal.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Mikal

At 17, Mikal is an LGBT activist looking for a permanent family of his own.

10/23/2013

(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

(Jasper.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Jasper

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

09/04/2013

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DHS Increasing Efforts To Help Teens Find Longterm Homes

The Department of Human Services in Philadelphia is boosting its efforts to help get teenagers out of group homes and institutions, and into long term foster care.

08/24/2013

(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

(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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