Violet (or Gracie) is a 6 1/2 year old girl who gets along with other children and loves to play games. She can run very fast, has great self-care, and is extroverted with people she knows. She has Chromosome 15 Ring syndrome, which is quite rare but does involve short stature. She definitely wants to find her family!
Joey is a smiley, handsome 7 year old boy with achondroplasia. He lives in China and loves fried chicken, of course. He also loves playing cards, and solving puzzles. He would love to find his family!
Hazel is a cute 7 year old girl who lives in China who has growth hormone deficiency syndrome. Hazel can walk, skip, and stand on one foot. She can imitate drawing a circle, pick up peanuts with chopsticks, and knows "big and small", "right and left," and some colors. Hazel is a talkative girl who is fond of singing and playing with toys. She would love to find her family!
Stellan is a smart young man from China who is 12 years old and has Morquio (MPS). He is a "model student" who loves not only language, but acting as well! He is polite and respectful, and loves to draw, write, sing, and dance. He's described as being outgoing, active, positive and brave. He sounds like a tremendous boy who just needs a family! He has a $4000 grant!!!
Leo is back on the list! We couldn't find him for a while because we didn't know what agency was representing him, but here he is! This handsome boy used to be "Jerry" or "Arthur", but now the name he goes by is Leo. He is 11 1/2 years old and has achondroplasia. He is described as being shy at first, but then he quickly warms up. He loves school and answers questions with pizazz. He loves puzzles, legos, and is happiest when doing his art work. He is described as having a "concentration and learning ability greater than his peers." He has a $5000 grant from LPA, and would love to find his family! He has been on our list for over 4 years...he needs to come home VERY soon!
Jalen is a beautiful 12 1/2 year old girl with Osteogenesis Imperfecta, who lives in China. She is described as "constantly smiling", and she recites poetry! She is cheerful, energetic, and has not started school, but has been learning on her own. She can walk (no running right now), and would love to find her family! And I forgot to mention - she has a $4000 grant!!