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This is Ricky.

He is a 14-year-old boy.

Ricky is always seen with a book in his hand, with Diary of a Wimpy Kid being his favorite. He is an intelligent young man who occasionally finds himself bored at school due to quickly completing his assignments. Ricky enjoys doing arts and crafts, build with Legos and play with remote control vehicles. Once he gets to know someone, Ricky is outgoing and he will engage in conversations about his various activities or books he is reading. While Ricky is improving on expressing his emotions, he still tends to react quickly before he employs his newly learned coping skills. Ricky is very aware of rules and will tell other children when they are not following them. He is a very big help around the home and is good at completing various chores.

Ricky would benefit from a family who has a strong male figure, as he talks about having a father in his life. Ricky requests a family that is able to play with him and show him love and affection. Ricky’s family needs to be patient. Ricky would do best in a family where he can receive a lot of individual attention.

(Heart Gallery photo by CYFD Staff, March 2021)

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Note: Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) has ceased offering the non-relative Adoption Only program. CYFD does continue to offer the Foster Care program. The Foster Care Program differs in that that the goal of the program is to ultimately reunite the child with their biological parent while the child is in your care for approximately a year. Should you become a Foster Parent it is also a possibility that the children that you foster may become available for adoption.

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