By Larry Kane
Produced by Timothy McLaughlin
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Anthony oozes creativity…READ MORE: Religious Leaders Putting Faith Into Action To Stop Gun Violence In Philadelphia
“Painting and sculpting. I like to sing. I’ve been in the school musical once, and I play two instruments: the piano and the guitar.”
He’s been strumming since he was five, but the piano is a true love affair.
“I saw someone playing the piano once and they were doing a piece by Mozart, and I thought it was the most interesting thing ever. And I wanted to learn after that.”
He wants to be a therapist when he grows up.
“Because I want to help people the way I was helped. I’ve been through stuff, and I want to be able to help other people so they can live their life.”READ MORE: Philadelphia Police Officer, Civilian Involved In Crash In Kingsessing, Police Say
Even at the age of 17, he isn’t giving up hope of finding a “forever” family.
“People who are understanding, and genuine people. I want people I would be able to trust,” he says.
For more information about adopting Anthony or any other “Wednesday’s Child,” go to the National Adoption Center’s web site, www.adopt.org, or call 215-735-9988.
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