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(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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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

(KYW's Larry Kane with Elizabeth.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Elizabeth

Fourteen-year-old Elizabeth loves expressing herself through music and art.

05/22/2013

(Nasir.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Nasir

Fifteen-year-old Nasir has big dreams: he wants to join the military and hopes to be the second African-American president.

05/15/2013

(Antanaya.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Antanaya

Antanaya loves dancing and writing poetry to express her feelings, and helping people is important to her.

05/08/2013

(Nelson.  Credit: Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Nelson

At 12 years old, Nelson loves video games. He plays them all.

05/01/2013

(Mike.  Photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Mike

At 19, Mike is older than most of the young people we highlight on “Wednesday’s Child.”

04/24/2013

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