By Larry Kane
Produced by Timothy McLaughlin

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —- Imani might be your average 17-year-old.

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“Yeah, I like music, I like to dance, I like doing my makeup,” she admits.

But she’s also an animal lover, and has big plans for her future.

“I want to be a veterinarian,” she tells us.

And her inspiration is a bit unusual.

“One weird one: I like goats. It’s part of being a Capricorn. I read that a Capricorn as an animal is a goat. So, I went to a farm one day, I saw the goats, and I just fell in love with them. It’s weird, but it just happened.”

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To reach her career goals and her life goals, Imani’s social worker, Tamara Reddick, says she needs a strong, stable family.

“At 17, she knows she has her whole life ahead of her. She can see where her path could be, and she knows she needs support.”

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For more information about adopting Imani or any other child, go to the National Adoption Center’s  web site, www.adopt.org, or call 215-735-9988.

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