Mariana – Age 14
Mariana presents as a friendly, communicative young woman. She is soft spoken and somewhat shy when first meeting her. Mariana wants to be adopted and prefers a family of Mexican or White descent. She is open to either a single parent home or double parent home and would prefer other children, younger or older, in the home as well. Mariana reported that she enjoys movies, music and reading. She enjoys Mexican food and would like a family that knows how to prepare or is willing to learn to prepare Mexican food. It is important to Mariana that she maintains contact/visits with her two older siblings (17 year old brother-Miguel) and 18 year old sister (Daniella.) Mariana has been receiving weekly therapy through Penny Lane to deal with previous loss issues and to address adoption.