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|Last Profile Update:||04/01/14|
16 year-old Michael is a football player in the making. Michael played varsity and junior varsity football for his high school. Having the opportunity to play a sport is a high priority for Michael and also a great motivator. Although Michael is tall and built like a football player, he is typically soft-spoken, shy, and withdrawn. Michael is intelligent and with guidance has the ability to be a good student. Michael also enjoys playing video games and is great with animals. Michael can be a loner, but does express that he wants to be adopted and have a family. Michael has been in foster care many years and needs a patient, understanding family that will help him outwardly express all of the gifts he has bottled up inside.
Michael does best when he feels some control over his environment and feels involved in decisions about his life. Michael also needs help developing social skills and expressing his feelings. When frustrated, he can be defiant and oppositional. He is learning new ways to manage his frustrations and becoming more capable of expressing his emotions in a healthy way. Michael has experienced many disappointments in his life and is slow to trust adults and peers. With the proper support, love, and trust; Michael can thrive and grow into the young man he is meant to be.
Michael is legally free for adoption. Please contact the recruiter for additional information.
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