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(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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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

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