When we met, eight-year-old Talina (left) and her sister Kaitland were getting ready for their school’s Christmas concert.
Christopher is 17, and he loves playing video games and drawing.
A bright young woman who loves math, going to church, and reading the Bible, her very favorite activity is horseback riding.
Name a sport, any sport, and Jamie will tell you he loves playing it.
Jazmeer, Marquis, and Aniyah share a bond that grew out of necessity as they went through the adoption system together, and now the trio would like to find a permanent home together.
Twelve-year-old Nadir is normally soft-spoken, but he’s found an outlet in poetry.
Sasha loves helping others.
She says she loves entertaining people but she doesn’t want a career in entertainment — she wants to be a heart surgeon.
Fourteen-year-old Tyeisha is a great student who loves reading — especially mysteries and romance novels.
Whether he’s riding his bike or playing outside, six-year-old Tamir is a ball of energy.
Playing catch in the backyard with dad might seem like a regular Saturday pastime for some nine-year-old boys. For David, it’s more than that.
Most people know Philadelphia as the birth place of liberty — the place where concepts like freedom of speech and Democracy were perfected.
The Mummers Parade, held every New Year’s Day, is as unique to Philadelphia as the cheesesteak. And for Bob Shannon, president of the Philadelphia Mummers Association, it’s a family affair.