waiting child highlight: more boys!

December 16, 2013 by nohandsbutours advocating, boys, Children Who Wait, shared list, special focus 0 Comments

For more information on the huge need to adopt boys, read this article by Love Without Boundaries and watch this video.

Families who have brought home boys:
There’s No Place Like Home
Fireworks and Fireflies
Crazy Life of The Wilks
Everything Beautiful

Meet Lance


Lance is a healthy eleven year old boy who was found next to a supermarket when he was 3.5 years old. He has normal motor skills and intelligence development. He can wash clothes, wash dishes, clean and fold, and he often helps his foster mother clean and sweep. He likes to be active outside, and enjoys running, basketball, ping-pong, badminton, football, and many other sports. He likes games such as chess, backgammon, checkers, and puzzles as well. He excels in school and is a very well-rounded boy. He was born July of 2001.

Lance is waiting on the shared list. His file can be pulled by a family working with any adoption agency.

Meet Chet


Chet was born in June of 2006. Although he has microtia, he can still hear some sound of the outside world and this doesn’t affect his love of music. He enjoys new clothes and shows them off to his caretaker until the caretaker takes notice and comments on them. He makes adults and children “burst into laughter”, is described as a good boy and is very helpful. He has been with a foster family since 2008. He is a very sensible and obedient child who “likes to be clean”. In addition to microtia, Chet also has a cleft palate.

Chet is waiting for his family on the shared list.

Meet Hank


Sweet Hank was born October of 2003. He is listed as having congenital spina bifida, meningomyelocele (post operative). At 5 years old, when his file was done, it states that he does not walk due to his physical condition. It is said that Hank can “walk on his own when sitting in the wheelchair.” He is said to be able to get dressed on his own and that he likes to sing children’s songs. His fine motor development is said to be good. Hank is said to be outgoing, active and busy. He likes to listen to music, play games and play with other children. He is known to smile a lot.

Hank is on the shared list. A family interested in adopting him could easily request an update.

Meet Will


Will is a handsome young boy born December of 2004. He has been diagnosed with Hemophilia. Despite his condition, he is an active and energetic boy. He is a happy child with a contagious smile. He is outgoing and gets along well with others. He enjoys singing songs and watching cartoons. In 2006, he was sent to live with a foster family. Will has been in good condition since then with less bleeding and reduced amounts of blood transfusions. He has adjusted to the family life and gets along well with his grandparents. Will’s foster family is very cautious for him and always protects him. For his safety, they did not send him to school. He is well known as a very handsome boy with big, lovely eyes. Will enjoys outdoor activities and being in the sunshine. He enjoys playing inside the vegetable garden where the green pepper, eggplant, tomato, and cowpeas are planted.

Will is on the shared list. Read this wonderful article by Love Without Boundaries featuring a family who adopted a child with Hemophilia.

For more information on any of these wonderful boys contact the Advocacy Team.

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