“I’d like a family that will play sports with me, take me on vacations and teach me about the world. Take me on a jet! I am dying to fly!” Dakota’s cheerful smile will light up a room. He is alert and attentive and likes to laugh and tease.
Dakota (Age 16)
What Others Say About Dakota
Dakota is quite anxious to have a forever family, with an older sibling if possible and a lot of room to play. He is totally into games and sports such as basketball, and is very curious about the world. He has played baseball and football in his current high school, and he tries very hard to earn a place on the team. He is a St. Louis Cardinals fan! He’s not afraid to reach out for support and attention.
What You Can Do for Dakota
Dakota will thrive in a home with firm, loving, consistent structure. The family should be experienced and supportive of Dakota; and have patience with him as he learns to trust and return their love. He is very bonded to his younger sister and a family should support this very important relationship.
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