There is nothing harder for siblings than being separated. Two weeks ago we talked with 12 year old Milton who is the oldest of a sibling group of five. This week we talk with one of his four sisters, 10 year old Breshundra. More>>
14 year old Austin says art is a great way to express yourself. He is now hoping to find a forever family willing to listen, embrace him, and give him a permanent place to call home.
As many as 500 children are in foster homes or facilities in Mississippi waiting to be adopted. 350 were adopted last year and 128 are now free and waiting for forever families.
12 year old Chelsey has a new hair cut and is now hoping she is about to start a new life with a permanent family on this week's Wednesday's Child. More>>
For 16 year old Jhuntavius just having someone cheering him on at his football or basketball games would be a dream come true. Winning for him on this week's Wednesday's Child would be having his own home and his own parents. More>>
He looks much younger than his age. He likes most things 15-year-olds do, video games, listening to music and doing back flips. Malcolm is hoping to spend his next birthday with a forever family.
Her younger brother has brought out the best in 11-year-old Akira. She is protective, more patient and understanding, something she hopes a forever family will see in this week's Wednesday's Child.
It is now official 12 children have found their forever families. Their new parents signed the dotted line at a mass adoption in Lincoln County. More>>
A sister and brother separated in foster care have maintained a close relationship. 11 year old Akira is very protective of 9 year old DeAundre. More>>
He is the oldest in a sibling group of five. 13-year-old Milton is known as the family historian. He's 8th grade and says he wants to be a soldier or play in the NFL. More>>
He has been in foster care almost three years but he says sometimes it seems much longer. Justin was featured last February and is now 15 years old. He is still waiting for a permanent home.
Donald says he feels alone since the death of his mother. He has spent the last ten years in foster care. But he is also hopeful of finding a forever family on this week's Wednesday's Child. More>>
This week's Wednesday's Child is 16 and enjoys school but can't wait to graduate from high school and go to college. Kelley is keeping her fingers crossed for a forever family.
In a special Wednesday's Child report, Mississippi Families For Kids is planning a benefit to help raise money to continue placing children in adoptive homes in this state. More>>
She has been moved more than a dozen times in foster care, but 15-year-old Traci says she has so much to look forward to in the next year. More>>
This week's Wednesday's Child is 13 year old Kenneth who says he is waiting for the chance to go hunting and fishing with his very own dad. More>>
Whether it's a parent going into drug rehab, homelessness, health issues or loss of a job, many families are having a tough time. In a special Wednesday's Child report we learn about a new program called Safe Families For Children.More >>