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9-year-old needs a home and family

Nine-year-old Damon is available for adoption.
Nine-year-old Damon is available for adoption. Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition

Damon is a sweet and loving 9-year-old boy, said Holly Kieu, a recruiter with the Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition. He hopes to be adopted and says he wants to be part of a family. He has a sociable and charismatic personality.

With a great desire for knowledge, Damon enjoys watching CNN and the news. He especially likes to stay informed on the weather. He has a good memory and says he loves school. His favorite subject is math. His teacher describes him as a bright child who helps the other kids in the room when he is done with his work.

Damon’s favorite activities include playing with remote control cars and walkie-talkies, arts and crafts, and playing on the playground. He has fun playing board games and is especially good at the game Life. Damon has a great appetite, especially with his favorite foods — mashed potatoes and peanut butter and jelly.

More homes are needed throughout the metro-east for children like Damon. Foster families provide a safe and nurturing home for children until they can safely be reunited with their birth families. The length of stay in care varies depending upon the family situation. If children cannot be safely returned to their parents, they may become free for adoption and their foster parents may apply to adopt. Social workers are seeking an adoptive home for Damon. Damon thrives with one-on-one attention. He would benefit from a loving, consistent and active family.

If you are interested in learning more about Damon or to learn more about becoming a foster parent, call Holly or Jan at the Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition, 1-800-367-8373.

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