Ten-year-old Franklin has been described as the bright light in the room. Reserved at first, once you begin to engage with him and his favorite toys, he is happy to share smiles and giggles. When you really get to know him, he loves being tickled! Franklin is especially fond of sensory toys which light up, make sound and vibrate. He also likes to be outside and throw a ball back forth with you or just enjoy taking in the sights and sounds of being outdoors. Franklin thrives from interaction and engagement with the people closest to him. The ideal family would be one that is nurturing, outgoing, patient and who can advocate on his behalf.
Franklin is just one of hundreds of children who wait for families to adopt them. You can meet more children on the Adoption Center’s website www.adopt.org.
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This post originally appeared on our May/June 2021 Magazine