Wednesday's Child

Rachel would like to be adopted so she can a mom and dad's guidance. (KSL TV)...
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Wednesday’s Child: Rachel wants to become a lawyer, help foster kids

There is something special about visiting a salon and getting your nails done, you get to pick a fun color and talk about life. It was at Salon Dante & Day Spa in Sandy where 13-year-old Rachel opened up about her life.  
2 months ago
16-year-old Spencer spent the day with Salt Lake City police officers. (KSL TV)...
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Wednesday’s Child: 16-year-old Spencer wants to be part of police officer’s family

If you ask 16-year-old Spencer who has inspired him the most in this world he'll tell you it's the men and women in blue. 
3 months ago
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Wednesday’s Child: One year later, adopted teen is loved, sees hope for his future

It was one year ago when 14-year-old Branch took a leap of faith at Real Salt Lake in Sandy and shared his story of living in foster care. At that time, his name was Camden and he was living in his third foster home in two years. Fast forward to today, Camden has changed his name to Branch. It’s a new name to go with a new start for this Utah teen.
3 months ago
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Wednesday’s Child: 14-year-old Skylar loves creating videos and hopes to find forever home

When 14-year-old Skylar, who identifies as nonbinary, thinks about the future, they think of a career in video production.
4 months ago
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Wednesday’s Child: Creative 13-year-old Kaydee hopes to find forever family

In this week's Wednesday's Child, in partnership with Raise the Future, KSL TV visited with Kaydee at Art House where she shared details of her life in hopes of connecting with a potential adoptive family.
5 months ago
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Wednesday’s Child: 12-year-old Peter looking for forever family

“Being adopted means having a family that cares, be there for you when you need it.”
5 months ago
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Wednesday’s Child: 14-Year-Old Dorian Looking To Share Love Of Learning With A Family

If there is one thing 14-year-old Dorian loves more than anything, it's elevators.
5 months ago
9-year old Dom loves playing video games and riding his bike. (KSL TV)...
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Wednesday’s Child: 9-Year-Old Dom Is Cheerful, Loves Being Outside

In this week’s Wednesday's Child, we introduce you to nine-year-old Domanic, who likes to go by Dom. Dom has already faced many hard things in his young life but despite that, he always looking for the positive. 
7 months ago
13-year old Arielle showed off some of her moves at Kickin'it Dance Company in Sandy. (KSL TV)...
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Wednesday’s Child: 13-Year Old Arielle Loves Dancing

In this week’s Wednesday’s Child KSL TV visited Kickin'it Dance Company in Sandy to meet 13-year-old Arielle. 
7 months ago
Kaylee showed off her creativity while making some jewelry. at City Creek. (KSL TV)...
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Wednesday’s Child: 14-Year-Old Kaylee Looks For Family To Support Her Creativity

This week's Wednesday's Child is Kaylee, a young woman who is bursting with creativity and looking for a family that will support her passions.  
8 months ago
Wednesday's Child Nevea loves horses. (KSL TV)...
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Wednesday’s Child: 15-Year-Old Neveah Loves Horses, Makeup

This week’s Wednesday’s Child is Neveah, a 15-year-old previously known as Laura. Neveah has lived in various foster homes since she was about 10 months old. Like her new name, Neveah wants a new start.
9 months ago
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Wednesday’s Child: 7-Year-Old Chelsea Waiting For The Perfect Family

This week’s Wednesday Child is 7-year-old Chelsea who is as sweet as can be, but she needs a family that can meet her needs.
9 months ago
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Wednesday’s Child: 12-Year-Old Danna Loves To Perform & Is Looking For Her Forever Home

When 12-year-old Danna isn’t creating a new TikTok she’s usually out doing something active. When she met with KSL-TV she was trying boxing for the first time, at Boxing is for Girls in Sugar House.
10 months ago
After living apart in foster care, sisters Nika and Mary were recently reunited. They hope to be ad...
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Wednesday’s Child: Sisters Mary And Nika Hope To Be Adopted Together

After living apart in foster care, sisters Nika and Mary were recently reunited. They hope to be adopted together.
10 months ago
Jacoyia Roseberry said having a baby helped her understand what it means to have a family. (Used by...
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Wednesday’s Child: Utah Woman Shares Struggle of Aging Out of Foster Care In Hopes of Inspiring Families to Help

This past year in Utah 123 kids "aged out" of living in foster care and many struggled as they adjusted to being out on their own with no family support.
11 months ago
15-year-old Nathanial is non-verbal, but that doesn't stop him from communicating. He loves movies ...
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Wednesday’s Child: Nathaniel Loves Movies – And He’s Ready For A Forever Family

Nathanial's foster mother says he’s non-verbal and finds comfort in watching movies - but that doesn’t stop him from communicating.
11 months ago
Aiden is a sweet boy with giant heart that he wants to share with a family. (KSL TV)...
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Wednesday’s Child: Aiden Has A Giant Heart He Wants To Share With A Family

Wednesday's Child: Aiden is a sweet boy with giant heart that he wants to share with a family. 
1 year ago
Adrian loves to participate in games and sports and listening to music. He's the kind of kid who lo...
Shara Park, KSL TV

Wednesday’s Child: Active Adrian Longs To Join A ‘Nice’ Family

Adrian loves to participate in games and sports and listening to music. He's the kind of kid who loves to be around people, and hopes to find a family that will welcome him into their home.
1 year ago
Fifteen-year-old Jaxsen wants to be a teacher - a teacher who knows how to play golf. (KSL TV)...
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Wednesday’s Child: 15-Year-Old Jaxsen Loves Math, Hopes To Be Adopted

Jaxsen, 15, says he wants to a teacher - a teacher who knows how to play golf. Thanks to Old Mill Golf Course in Holladay, Jaxsen got to try the sport for the very first time.
1 year ago
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Wednesday’s Child: Hunter Needs Family To Guide Him To Adulthood

Entering the adult world is a scary feeling for 19-year-old Hunter, who has lived in so many foster homes he’s lost count.
1 year ago
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Wednesday’s Child: 3 Siblings Adopted Together After Years In Foster Care

In this week’s Wednesday’s Child in partnership with Raise the Future, KSL TV spent time with Darryl Anderson and his three youngest children, siblings he officially adopted in October.
1 year ago
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Wednesday’s Child: Despite Hardships, Angelly Is Always Smiling

In this week's Wednesday's Child in partnership with Raise the Future, you'll meet Angelly. Despite the hardships she's faced, she brings a smile to every situation.
1 year ago
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Wednesday’s Child: Athlete Keith Opens Up About Life In Foster Care

“It feels like you're alone.” 13-year-old Keith said. “It feels like you're just moving around too much.” 
1 year ago
Damon, 14, loves video games and books, and he's recently discovered he loves to cook, too. He's ho...
Shara Park, KSL TV

Wednesday’s Child: Damon Is Looking For Family To Provide Love, Stability, Care

Damon has lived in foster care for most of his life. He’s looking for a family that can give him not only love and stability but the proper care.
1 year ago
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