Charles was 16 and near aging out of the system when he met Larry. For kids in government care, aging out can be a nightmare. It means being thrown out into the world without a solid support system and with limited resources.
For anyone interested in adopting a child from foster care, John’s advice is to be patient and open-minded to all possibilities. “I found an organization that allowed me to spend time face-to-face with the youth and then together they can see if there's a relationship that can blossom,” says John.
“He knew what he needed