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  • Forever Family: Meet Nyema

    Forever Family: Meet Nyema

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:39 AM EDT2018-07-18 08:39:37 GMT

    This was a special week for me because I love music so much and thankfully so does Nyema, who is this week’s Forever Family child hoping for her very own family one day soon. 

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    This was a special week for me because I love music so much and thankfully so does Nyema, who is this week’s Forever Family child hoping for her very own family one day soon. 

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  • Forever Family: Jamario

    Forever Family: Jamario

    Thursday, July 5 2018 8:29 PM EDT2018-07-06 00:29:07 GMT
    This sweet boy is waiting in foster care and hoping to be adopted with his older brother or to at least be able to stay in contact with him.This sweet boy is waiting in foster care and hoping to be adopted with his older brother or to at least be able to stay in contact with him.

    See and hear his story here and see if you might find it in your heart to make them a part of your forever family. 

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    See and hear his story here and see if you might find it in your heart to make them a part of your forever family. 

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  • Forever Family: La Duffy

    Forever Family: La Duffy

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:32 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:32:36 GMT

    La Duffy is a special needs child who is nonverbal, but none of that can mask his heart and soul which is clearly filled with love and joy. 

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    La Duffy is a special needs child who is nonverbal, but none of that can mask his heart and soul which is clearly filled with love and joy. 

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  • Forever Family: Meet Tzaddi

    Forever Family: Meet Tzaddi

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 6:31 PM EDT2018-06-12 22:31:01 GMT

    Last week we met the third of three siblings we introduced to you over the past few weeks. Tzaddi likes both art and sports and is the youngest of three with his two older sisters.   

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    Last week we met the third of three siblings we introduced to you over the past few weeks. Tzaddi likes both art and sports and is the youngest of three with his two older sisters.   

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  • Forever Family: Sunniyah

    Forever Family: Sunniyah

    Friday, June 1 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-06-01 04:31:59 GMT

    Sunniyah has a sparkling personality, bright mind and nothing shines brighter in her life than her two siblings, who she loves dearly.

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    Sunniyah has a sparkling personality, bright mind and nothing shines brighter in her life than her two siblings, who she loves dearly.

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  • Forever Family: Meet Yedaiah

    Forever Family: Meet Yedaiah

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:29 AM EDT2018-05-23 08:29:01 GMT

    In this week’s Forever Family segment, we meet Yedaiah who is a lovely young lady!  With some kids you can tell immediately they would instantly add tons of fun to any household. 

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    In this week’s Forever Family segment, we meet Yedaiah who is a lovely young lady!  With some kids you can tell immediately they would instantly add tons of fun to any household. 

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  • Forever Family: Meet Gjizelle

    Forever Family: Meet Gjizelle

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-05-09 00:05:33 GMT

    This adorable 7-year-old exudes and radiates love! She is a genuinely happy child who loves to play indoors and outside. And be ready to snuggle with her during quiet time!

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    This adorable 7-year-old exudes and radiates love! She is a genuinely happy child who loves to play indoors and outside. And be ready to snuggle with her during quiet time!

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  • Forever Family: Jayden

    Forever Family: Jayden

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 11:19 PM EDT2018-05-03 03:19:10 GMT

    Of course if you watch this video clip, you’ll realize there isn’t a mean bone in his adorable body! 

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    Of course if you watch this video clip, you’ll realize there isn’t a mean bone in his adorable body! 

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  • Forever Family: Tianza

    Forever Family: Tianza

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-04-26 02:15:22 GMT

    Don’t procrastinate!  Tianza is one of the happiest people I have ever met, and I am sure you will agree!

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    Don’t procrastinate!  Tianza is one of the happiest people I have ever met, and I am sure you will agree!

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  • Forever Family: Meet C.J.

    Forever Family: Meet C.J.

    Tuesday, March 13 2018 8:49 PM EDT2018-03-14 00:49:34 GMT

    I had a blast getting to know him and I hope you will too, take a look at the video!

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    I had a blast getting to know him and I hope you will too, take a look at the video!

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  • Forever Family: Meet Jordan

    Forever Family: Meet Jordan

    Tuesday, February 27 2018 8:05 PM EST2018-02-28 01:05:05 GMT

    He probably wouldn’t want me to say this, but Jordan is as endearing and charming a young man you’ll meet.

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    He probably wouldn’t want me to say this, but Jordan is as endearing and charming a young man you’ll meet.

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  • Forever Family: Meet Glenn

    Forever Family: Meet Glenn

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:35 PM EST2018-02-17 04:35:13 GMT

    Please say hello to Glenn, he is young and energetic and he is looking for a family that is outgoing and playful, a family that will support his dreams, and allow him to stay in touch with his biological sister. 

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    Please say hello to Glenn, he is young and energetic and he is looking for a family that is outgoing and playful, a family that will support his dreams, and allow him to stay in touch with his biological sister. 

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  • Forever Family: Meet Adrianna

    Forever Family: Meet Adrianna

    Thursday, February 8 2018 12:54 AM EST2018-02-08 05:54:32 GMT

    Please take a minute and learn about Adrianna.  You’ll see her interests go far deeper than sports. She’s already targeting a PhD for her academic goals. 

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    Please take a minute and learn about Adrianna.  You’ll see her interests go far deeper than sports. She’s already targeting a PhD for her academic goals. 

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  • Forever Family: Least of These- Carolina

    Forever Family: Least of These- Carolina

    Thursday, February 1 2018 8:18 PM EST2018-02-02 01:18:29 GMT

    In this week’s Forever Family feature on WBTV News Primetime Tuesday at 7 p.m., we took a brief detour from featuring a particular child to call attention to an incredible organization right here in Gaston County which serves the Greater Charlotte area and all the surrounding counties.

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    In this week’s Forever Family feature on WBTV News Primetime Tuesday at 7 p.m., we took a brief detour from featuring a particular child to call attention to an incredible organization right here in Gaston County which serves the Greater Charlotte area and all the surrounding counties.

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  • Forever Family: Meet Chris

    Forever Family: Meet Chris

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 8:50 PM EST2018-01-17 01:50:51 GMT

    I had a chance to hang out with Chris at the exact same time a significant snow was pelting the Greensboro area back in early December. Needless to say, we took advantage of nature’s playground.

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    I had a chance to hang out with Chris at the exact same time a significant snow was pelting the Greensboro area back in early December. Needless to say, we took advantage of nature’s playground.

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  • Forever Family: Meet Nyema

    Forever Family: Meet Nyema

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 4:39 AM EST2018-01-10 09:39:51 GMT

    My last venture with children waiting for a family to adopt them was really special.  I love music and getting a chance to team up with Grammy nominated Christian recording artist, Jamie Grace, to bring a little light into Nyema’s day was such a perfect combination.

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    My last venture with children waiting for a family to adopt them was really special.  I love music and getting a chance to team up with Grammy nominated Christian recording artist, Jamie Grace, to bring a little light into Nyema’s day was such a perfect combination.

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  • Forever Family: Meet Michael

    Forever Family: Meet Michael

    Thursday, January 4 2018 5:26 AM EST2018-01-04 10:26:00 GMT
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    This young man would dearly benefit from a family who would adopt him and give him the love and support he so richly deserves. 

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    This young man would dearly benefit from a family who would adopt him and give him the love and support he so richly deserves. 

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  • Forever Family: Meet Lamyia and Chris

    Forever Family: Meet Lamyia and Chris

    Wednesday, December 20 2017 6:47 AM EST2017-12-20 11:47:01 GMT

    The holiday season is a time to celebrate with those who matter most - our families! It is also a time that is especially difficult for children who are still waiting in foster care without a mom, dad, or a place to call home. 

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    The holiday season is a time to celebrate with those who matter most - our families! It is also a time that is especially difficult for children who are still waiting in foster care without a mom, dad, or a place to call home. 

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  • Forever Family: Meet Haley

    Forever Family: Meet Haley

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 6:24 AM EST2017-12-06 11:24:59 GMT

    Haley is a fantastic artist, she loves to draw, and she has so many more amazing qualities too! She likes caring for younger children  and most importantly, she just has a huge heart!

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    Haley is a fantastic artist, she loves to draw, and she has so many more amazing qualities too! She likes caring for younger children  and most importantly, she just has a huge heart!

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  • Forever Family: Meet Kalliyah and Desire

    Forever Family: Meet Kalliyah and Desire

    Thursday, November 30 2017 12:19 AM EST2017-11-30 05:19:48 GMT

    You've already met their younger sister Kaylah, and now it's time to meet her twins sisters, Kalliyah and Desire! They are looking for a Forever Family that will adopt them together that will let them maintain a relationship with their younger sister. 

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    You've already met their younger sister Kaylah, and now it's time to meet her twins sisters, Kalliyah and Desire! They are looking for a Forever Family that will adopt them together that will let them maintain a relationship with their younger sister. 

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  • Forever Family: Meet Darrious

    Forever Family: Meet Darrious

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 8:17 AM EST2017-11-22 13:17:13 GMT

    Their childhood is devoid of that most basic and critical connection – the parent/child relationship – and all the crucial benefits that parents provide such as their love, their support along with providing structure and teaching responsibility.

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    Their childhood is devoid of that most basic and critical connection – the parent/child relationship – and all the crucial benefits that parents provide such as their love, their support along with providing structure and teaching responsibility.

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  • BLOG: Thinking about Adopting? Be Greedy! How About Five?

    BLOG: Thinking about Adopting? Be Greedy! How About Five?

    Thursday, November 16 2017 7:03 AM EST2017-11-16 12:03:37 GMT
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    While all of them have their own individual and charming personalities, the one trait they definitely share is their innocence. 

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    While all of them have their own individual and charming personalities, the one trait they definitely share is their innocence. 

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  • Forever Family: Meet Summarah

    Forever Family: Meet Summarah

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 3:34 PM EDT2017-11-01 19:34:06 GMT

    While many holidays are special for children, I can’t think of one more focused toward kids than Halloween. 

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    While many holidays are special for children, I can’t think of one more focused toward kids than Halloween. 

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  • Forever Family: Meet Sarah

    Forever Family: Meet Sarah

    Thursday, October 26 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-10-26 23:16:18 GMT

    Please say hello to this week’s Forever Family youngster, Sarah! 

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    Please say hello to this week’s Forever Family youngster, Sarah! 

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  • Forever Family: Meet Kaylah

    Forever Family: Meet Kaylah

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 10:51 PM EDT2017-10-19 02:51:43 GMT

    While sweet and loving Kaylah is looking for a home to just adopt her, she is looking for a loving Forever Family that will allow her to stay in touch with her sisters after she gets adopted.

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    While sweet and loving Kaylah is looking for a home to just adopt her, she is looking for a loving Forever Family that will allow her to stay in touch with her sisters after she gets adopted.

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  • Forever Family: Meet Adrianna

    Forever Family: Meet Adrianna

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 7:52 PM EDT2017-10-10 23:52:40 GMT

    She longs to have a home to call her own, and I think any family would be lucky to have her. 

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    She longs to have a home to call her own, and I think any family would be lucky to have her. 

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  • Forever Family: Meet Josh

    Forever Family: Meet Josh

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 9:16 PM EDT2017-10-05 01:16:17 GMT

    Josh is both charming and athletic - a young man who desperately needs a family to cheer for him both on and off the field!

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    Josh is both charming and athletic - a young man who desperately needs a family to cheer for him both on and off the field!

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  • Forever Family: Meet Jordan

    Forever Family: Meet Jordan

    Friday, September 29 2017 3:22 PM EDT2017-09-29 19:22:26 GMT

    This week on our Forever Family segment, a story like no other - someone very special is helping young Jordan find a home: his big brother!

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    This week on our Forever Family segment, a story like no other - someone very special is helping young Jordan find a home: his big brother!

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  • A NC-based program seeks to help teens transition from foster care to adulthood

    A NC-based program seeks to help teens transition from foster care to adulthood

    Thursday, September 28 2017 9:50 PM EDT2017-09-29 01:50:20 GMT

    Imagine turning 18 without the support of parents and suddenly losing the support the state had provided for you.

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    Imagine turning 18 without the support of parents and suddenly losing the support the state had provided for you.

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  • Forever Family: Meet Micah

    Forever Family: Meet Micah

    Thursday, September 28 2017 9:43 PM EDT2017-09-29 01:43:06 GMT

    He is a kind young person, cares for others, and has not given up on looking for a family that will accept him and love him for who he is. 

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    He is a kind young person, cares for others, and has not given up on looking for a family that will accept him and love him for who he is. 

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  • Forever Family: Meet Bethany

    Forever Family: Meet Bethany

    Thursday, September 28 2017 7:09 PM EDT2017-09-28 23:09:27 GMT

    Bethany is a girl who is still so young and already she is an inspiration to everyone around her.

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    Bethany is a girl who is still so young and already she is an inspiration to everyone around her.

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  • Forever Family: Meet William

    Forever Family: Meet William

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 7:49 PM EDT2017-08-29 23:49:21 GMT

    I can't wait for you to meet William on our Forever Family segment, he not only likes sunshine he IS sunshine! He has an incredible smile! 

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    I can't wait for you to meet William on our Forever Family segment, he not only likes sunshine he IS sunshine! He has an incredible smile! 

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  • Forever Family: Meet Shy and Khy

    Forever Family: Meet Shy and Khy

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 7:40 PM EDT2017-08-22 23:40:34 GMT

    I got to tell you, this dynamic duo of twin boys made me feel 20 years younger! They're twice as cute and double the fun! 

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    I got to tell you, this dynamic duo of twin boys made me feel 20 years younger! They're twice as cute and double the fun! 

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  • Forever Family: Meet Victoria

    Forever Family: Meet Victoria

    Monday, August 14 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-08-14 21:05:19 GMT

    There's no one who can better represent how remarkable children in foster care can be than Victoria. She's an amazing young woman! 

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    There's no one who can better represent how remarkable children in foster care can be than Victoria. She's an amazing young woman! 

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  • Forever Family: Getting involved through foster care

    Forever Family: Getting involved through foster care

    Monday, August 14 2017 4:46 PM EDT2017-08-14 20:46:47 GMT

    Adopting a child from foster care, not only changes their life but it can bring unimaginable joy to the parents who adopted them.

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    Adopting a child from foster care, not only changes their life but it can bring unimaginable joy to the parents who adopted them.

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  • Introducing Forever Family - and how YOU can help

    Introducing Forever Family - and how YOU can help

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:36 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:36:59 GMT

    WBTV realizes the importance of family. And that's why we are introducing a segment dedicated to creating them.

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    WBTV realizes the importance of family. And that's why we are introducing a segment dedicated to creating them.

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  • BLOG: I'm adopted and this is my story

    BLOG: I'm adopted and this is my story

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:19 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:19:44 GMT

    It saddens me to think about the countless children in our community, our state, and beyond who have no idea what I’m talking about.  They have no concept of what it’s like to be part of a permanent, loving, safe, forever family. 

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    It saddens me to think about the countless children in our community, our state, and beyond who have no idea what I’m talking about.  They have no concept of what it’s like to be part of a permanent, loving, safe, forever family. 

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  • WBTV is teaming up with Forever Family

    WBTV is teaming up with Forever Family

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