By Larry Kane
Produced by Timothy McLaughlin

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Ten-year-old John loves playing sports with his friends.

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“I play football, basketball, baseball,” he notes, “but the one I’m really good at is baseball, because I can swing the bat really good.”

He also likes rap music:

“I make up my own songs.”

And he’s looking for a permanent family who will love him.

“A family means to me they’re going to be respectful and caring and loving,” he says.

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(Kane:)  “What would you give back to that family?”

(John:)  “Respect.”


For more information about adopting John or any other “Wednesday’s Child,” go to the National Adoption Center’s web site,, or call 215-735-9988.

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