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My name is Tayana. I’m
17
years old.

Tayana is a sweet, lovable, outgoing girl who enjoys talking about a variety of subjects. Shopping is one of her favorite pastimes and she delights in getting the best price for the merchandise. Another interest is arts and crafts. Her most recent purchases are origami and beading kits. Tayana loves having her nails done and her hair styled in braids. If Tayana could do whatever she wanted for a day, she would go shopping, have her hair done and create an arts and crafts item. Tayana describes herself as a positive person who likes helping others and often puts others before herself. She wants to be able to help and feed people who are homeless and hungry. Her career plans include becoming a doctor, a lawyer or a psychologist. Always interested in learning new things, Tayana enjoys going to school. Math is her favorite subject.

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My favorite hobbies are:
shopping!! I love a good bargain!
When I grow up:
I want to be a doctor, lawyer or psychologist!
I'm happiest when:
I am shopping!
What I'm looking for in a family:
older siblings, pets and a lot of love!
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My name is Franklin. I’m
19
years old.

Franklin admits that he is shy with people he doesn’t know very well. “But after I get to know them, I’m relaxed and can be myself,” he says. “I’m kind, nice and funny and have a dry sense of humor.” Franklin looks forward to shopping for clothes. “I like to look good. I prefer to be dressed up rather than dressed casually,” he notes. But if he must dress casually, he prefers attire relating to sports teams. “If I can get everything to match, that’s the best thing! Who doesn’t like to look good? For Christmas I always ask for a lot of team clothes.” Franklin enjoys going to school. He earns good grades and has many friends. He says all his teachers are nice and one of them buys the students a present when they do well.

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My favorite hobbies are:
cooking, shopping, and fashion
When I grow up:
I want to be a chef
I'm happiest when:
I am with people
What I'm looking for in a family:
to be loved and supported!
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My name is Robert. I’m
11
years old.

Robert enjoys playing sports, particularly basketball. He likes to play games - some of his favorites are Uno and Phase 10. Robert also enjoys telling jokes, coloring, doing puzzles and (when he is given the chance to do so) reading quietly. He is a charming and social youngster. Before he is willing to to open up to someone, he needs to get to know them and get comfortable. He appears to be adored by most of the adults in his life. He will need an caring family who will be committed to helping him reach his potential.

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My favorite hobbies are:
playing card games, coloring and basketball outside.
When I grow up:
I am unsure what I want to be.
I'm happiest when:
I am talking with my friends, I earn a special privilege or when I can interact with animals from PAWS Pet Therapy.
What I'm looking for in a family:
one that will love me and care for me.
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My name is Aphrodite. I’m
18
years old.

Aphrodite is full of youthful exuberance. She is a friendly young lady who loves Disney and all things "Frozen". She enjoys hearing and sharing the words, music, and dances from that very popular film. Aphrodite can be found imitating scenes from the movie as she sings and dances around her room. A new interest has begun to bloom, fashion, so shopping has become another favorite pastime. Aphrodite is doing well in school. As Aphrodite looks to the future her hopes are to have a family to care for her and to a pet that she can care for. She needs a family who can provide her with unconditional love, patience and security.

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My favorite hobbies are:
watching Disney movies and shopping.
When I grow up:
I am unsure of what I want to be just yet.
I'm happiest when:
I'm able to watch Frozen! I love to sing along with the songs!
What I'm looking for in a family:
a family that will love me unconditionally.
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