By Larry Kane
Produced by Timothy McLaughlin

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Jasmine is not shy about her strengths.

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“Like, I’m awesome,” she says. “I’m just cool, that’s just me, that’s just how I am. It’s because I’m cool, I’m awesome — swag, that’s just everything. People think I’m awesome, so that’s just how I am.”

This 18-year-old wants to play professional basketball some day.  But she might also have a career as a chef.

“I make some bangin’ food,” she says.  “When I mean bangin’, I mean good bangin’ food. Like, I cook fried chicken, broccoli, maybe some empanadas — stuff like that.”

And she says she’d love to cook for a permanent family one day — especially an active family with lots of siblings.

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“(With) brothers. Because I like to play video games, so I’d rather have brothers to live with.  I don’t do girly stuff.  I’d just like a family that could really care about me, sit down and talk to me.”

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For more information about adopting Jasmine 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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