Jeremiah is an outgoing and fun-loving child who loves to make others laugh by using his great sense of humor. He likes interacting with peers, gets along well with other kids and has lots of friends. “Jeremiah is an outgoing and fun-loving child,” says his worker. “He is very athletic and enjoys being active. Jeremiah loves sports and recently was on a football team. His favorite position is quarterback. He also enjoys running, playing basketball, riding his bike and being outside. Overall, Jeremiah is the kind of kid who would settle in nicely with a future forever family.

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Dayjah is a creative girl who’s described as sweet and loyal. She puts her creativity to work by drawing and doing arts and crafts. Dayjah taps into her imagination by reading, which she loves. She particularly enjoys the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” book series. This affectionate, nurturing, strong and resilient girl enjoys playing with animals. Dayjah also likes playing board games and looking up words in the dictionary. When she grows up, Dayjah says she wants to become a nurse.

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Deshawn is a budding musician who just needs a chance to shine. He loves the thought of making music, and according to his worker, Deshawn wants “to be a part of a music program in school.” He also has musical plans for his future. “When he grows up, he wants to be a musician,” says Deshawn’s worker. He says Christmas is his favorite holiday, which Deshawn celebrates simply by having fun.

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Davion fancies himself a mechanic and says that he already fixes bikes and brakes. “He is very into fixing things,” says his worker. “He likes to take them apart and figure how they work.” When it’s dinnertime, Davion is ready for pasta since his favorite foods include mac ’n cheese and spaghetti served on dishes of red and blue, his favorite colors. Davion might enjoy a game of catch since baseball is his favorite sport, although he likes basketball and football as well and follows the Detroit Lions and Tigers.

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Rachel loves to do arts and crafts, such as scrapbooking,   coloring and jewelry making. She has an infectious laugh and loves to make others laugh with jokes and stories. Rachel can be very silly, sweet and fun to be around. She loves to take care of animals, especially cats, chickens and horses, and wants to be a veterinarian when she grows up. Rachel enjoys spending time with friends, going shopping and reading her favorite book series, Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Rachel is very creative, loving and nurturing.

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Amber is a very friendly and affectionate person. Amber loves to laugh and make others laugh by acting silly. Amber loves animals, especially bunnies, and wants to have lots of bunnies for pets when she gets older. Amber enjoys the supernatural, including werewolves, witches, mermaids and vampires. Amber enjoys reading books and watching movies about mythical creatures. Amber gets along well with her peers and loves to attend social events.

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Tyler is an outgoing, active boy who loves to be outside. He enjoys swimming, hiking, climbing trees, digging for worms, playing on the swing-set, and riding his bike. Tyler also loves to play with Legos. He enjoys anything Ninjago related. Tyler is very goofy and loves to make people laugh. His favorite subject in school is science, and he likes to play with slime. He like sensory objects with different textures. Tyler also loves superheroes and sometimes will pretend to act as a superhero like Batman.  

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Joe is a sporty, active child who loves to play baseball. Joe also loves to read and is currently reading the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books. He likes books with pictures in them that match what he is reading. Joe also likes to draw. He usually is carrying his sketch book and pencil around and draws different things that he sees. Joe also loves animals. He knows how to care for different farm animals like chickens and goats. Joe also enjoys playing outside.

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Connor is smack-dab in the middle of making his boyhood rounds. For instance, he has a natural curiosity and “loves to indulge his senses,” says his worker. “Connor loves to figure out the mechanics of things and is very creative.” He feeds his creativity by listening to music and playing games on his iPad. He also is very helpful and caring.

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Cheyenne sometimes veers from practical matters to indulge in life’s finer pleasures. For instance, she likes participating in theater and loves Shakespeare. Cheyenne loves to read and cook, and she takes a creative interest in studying craft ideas on Pinterest. Instead of red or pink as her favorite color, Cheyenne chooses turquoise. Cheyenne also loves dressing up in gowns and high heels. She wants to become a fashion model one day, but the practical side of Cheyenne points her to having her own family and becoming a mother.

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Crystalee is a fun loving girl who loves anything to do with clothing or shoes. She especially loves shoes and will comment on someone’s shoes when she first meets them. She also loves hair and getting her hair done. She loves dancing and listening to music. Crystalee has her own pair of dancing shoes. She also loves to tell jokes and get others to laugh. Crystalee has a contagious laugh and once she starts laughing it is hard for her to stop. Crystalee is very friendly and loves to meet new people. She also loves to give hugs.

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Excuse Donavin for escaping into his imagination for a few moments while dreaming of having a blast driving the Autobahn in a Mercedes. Or perhaps a Porsche. “He would love to visit Europe so he can drive a foreign car,” says Donavin’s worker. While he’s still in his dream stage, Donavin might play with remote control cars or take an imaginary spin on a dirt bike. Then Donavin could start training to become a mechanic, his dream career.

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