Wednesday’s Child

Boy with dark hair and a cap on...
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Wednesday’s Child: Leo, 11, hopes to be adopted in a family while keeping strong sibling connections

Wednesday's Child: Leo likes being around people, but the thing he loves the most, and loves to talk about the most, is his family.
1 month ago
Twelve-year-old Kiara loves horse, cooking and trying new food. However, she’s looking for a fami...
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Wednesday’s Child: 12-year-old Kiara loves horses, enjoys cooking and trying new foods

Twelve-year-old Kiara is looking for a family connection, a caring adult who can provide her with lifelong stability, a family that will love and guide her as she figures out who she wants to be.
2 months ago
If you give 12-year-old Jaxon a baseball bat and an open grass field he’ll waste no time showing ...
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Wednesday’s Child: 12-year-old Jaxon has a passion for baseball and other sports

If you give 12-year-old Jaxon a baseball bat and an open grass field he’ll waste no time showing you how to hit a baseball like a pro. Baseball is Jaxon’s favorite sport, and it brings him joy when others want to play with him. He also loves basketball and football.
2 months ago
At Bricks and Minifigs in Orem you’ll find Legos of all shapes and sizes, bin after bin full of c...
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Wednesday’s Child: 14-year-old Michael enjoys Star Wars and Lego bricks

At Bricks and Minifigs in Orem you’ll find Legos of all shapes and sizes, bin after bin full of colorful bricks ready to be played with, and glass cases full of interesting and rare characters. It’s a store 14-year-old Michael loves to spend time in, Michael is obsessed with Lego bricks and Star Wars. 
3 months ago
Fifteen-year-old Phoenix, making cupcakes at So Cupcake in Millcreek....
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Wednesday’s Child: 15-year-old Phoenix loves to write, bake, and aspires to work in childcare

Fifteen-year-old Phoenix is looking for a family that will love her for who she is and will help with her career aspirations.
4 months ago
Noah Wednesday's Child...
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Wednesday’s Child: Teen gamer Noah wants to make memories with forever family

SALT LAKE CITY — It’s not uncommon to hear shrieking and laughter coming from inside the Redrig mobile gaming trailer. With dozens of games to play, and multiple screens to play on, it’s a space where everyone is welcome.
5 months ago
Gavin speaking about his interest in science and technology, and his want for a forever home....
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Wednesday’s Child: Gavin loves to tinker with technology and is open about his adoption journey

14-year-old Gavin has a special interest in science and technology and wants to work for the military when he grows up.
5 months ago
To get to know siblings, Desiree, Alex, and Elias, the group visited The Escape Date in Pleasant Gr...
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Wednesday’s Child: Siblings Desiree, Alex and Elias share a special bond

To get to know siblings, Desiree, Alex, and Elias, the group visited The Escape Date in Pleasant Grove, and took on the adventure of a candy themed room, and its mission to uncover a secret family recipe.
6 months ago
Wed child Austin...
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Wednesday’s Child: 17-year-old Austin searches for a family to help him in adulthood

Seventeen-year-old Austin has a passion for everything nerdy and is looking for a family to support him in his next phase of life.
6 months ago
13-year-old Ryker on a teeter-totter in Thunder Junction All-Abilities Park....
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13-year-old Ryker loves music and Disney movies

13-year-old Ryker is looking for a family who can help him with his disabilities and provide unconditional love.
7 months ago
Through partnership with Raise the Future, KSL's Wednesday's Child spotlight this week is 7-year-ol...
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Wednesday’s Child: 7-year-old Ptolemy has a beautiful mind and a big heart

Like many boys his age, Ptolemy loves loud toys, games, and music. But how he enjoys them is unique to him. Ptolemy is autistic.
7 months ago
Sisters Joline, Alex, and Aniyah are looking for a family that will allow them to stay together. Th...
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Wednesday’s Child: Three sisters looking for a family to keep them together

Sisters Joline, Alex, and Aniyah are looking for a family that will allow them to stay together. They are featured as this week's Wednesday's Child.
8 months ago
Wednesday's Children Aiden, Gabby, Jenessa, and Damian...
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Wednesday’s Child: Siblings looking for a family to keep all four together

At the Visual Art Institute in South Salt Lake, siblings Aiden, Gabby, Jenessa, and Damian gathered at a table for a private art session taught by Art Director Bruce Robertson.
9 months ago
15-year-old Aiden loves snakes and birds. He is looking for his forever home. (KSL TV)...
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Wednesday’s Child: 15-year-old Aiden has a passion for reptiles; looking for his forever home

15-year-old Aiden has a passion for snakes birds. He is looking for his forever home.
9 months ago
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Wednesday’s Child: 5 siblings hoping to stay together and find their forever family

At KTR Indoor Action Sports Playground in Midvale you'll find an activity for just about every age and athletic ability. From trampoline basketball to zip lines, and a spinning obstacle course, it was the perfect challenge for siblings Aaliyah, Rayshawn, Elijah, Anna, and Jazion.
10 months ago
Ali at Utah's Hogle Zoo (KSL TV)...
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Wednesday’s Child: Ali just celebrated her quinceañera and wants a family to speak Spanish with

15-year-old Ali took a trip to the Hogle Zoo on Wednesday with KSL TV. She talked with the reporting team about her recent quinceañera and the things she looks forward to in the future when she gets adopted.
11 months ago
Wednesday's Child is 14-year old Brayden...
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Wednesday’s Child: Brayden’s journey to learn origami and find a family

Meet 14-year-old Brayden, a young boy with a passion for the delicate art of origami.
12 months ago
Nine-year-old Henry playing at the Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum....
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Wednesday’s Child: Henry is full of energy and wants to travel the world

On this week's Wednesday Child, Henry loves to learn and has a natural curiosity for the world around him.
1 year ago
Wednesday's Child Junior...
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Wednesday’s Child: Junior needs a family to guide him after high school

At Elite Performance Gym in Sandy, 18-year-old Junior listened intently to every direction given by owner Jeremy Horn.
1 year ago
4-year-old Chad, who likes to go by "CJ." (KSL TV)...
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Wednesday’s Child: CJ loves video games, being active, and dreams of being a police officer

On this week's Wednesday Child, CJ likes to play video games, ride his bike and skateboard, and inspires to become a police officer.
1 year ago
Jaxxon playing in the park with his case worker, Isabelle Adams. (KSLTV)...
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Wednesday Child: 4-year-old Jaxxon needs family support for health issues

On this week's Wednesday Child, Jaxxon is a high energy, loveable little boy that needs a family to help with his medical issues.
1 year ago
14-year-old Chea as she paints at the Easely Art Studio in West Jordan, Utah. (KSLTV)...
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Wednesday’s Child: Chea loves to paint, draw to create masterpieces

On this week's Wednesday Child, Chea is a kind, outgoing, and a patient foster child who is looking for a family that will commit to helping her build her future.
1 year ago
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Wednesday’s Child: Kenzie, 15, loves reading fiction; hopes to find her forever family

Kenzie has lived in foster care since she was 3 years old. At the age of 10, she was adopted, but that didn’t work out and she returned to state custody. Now at 15, she's hoping to find her family.
1 year ago
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Wednesday’s Child: Manuel, 10, loves climbing; hopes to be adopted by an active, loving family

Manuel, 10, enjoys being active and playing sports. He's been living in foster care for more than five years and says he wants to remember what it feels like to have a loving and supportive family.
1 year ago

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