Alexander, 11 – CBS Boston
(MARE) – Alexander is a bright boy of Hispanic and African American descent. He is described as unique and wise beyond his years. Alexander loves Legos, electronics and is very tech-savvy. Alexander is doing well in school and his educators are in the process of upgrading him to an IEP. Although it takes a while for him to connect with others, he likes to ask lots of questions in order to get to know them. Alexander also does very well with a regularity and a regular schedule.
Legally released for adoption, the ideal family for Alexander would consist of any family constellation that can give him the attention and support he needs, with one or more children of the same age or older. If a single parent is interested, it is important that they can prioritize their time around their needs. It is very important that Alexander maintains the relationships and traditions he has developed with his two siblings, which includes regular contact via phone calls, cards during holidays / birthdays and regular weekly, bi-weekly visits. or at least monthly.
For more information, you can contact MARE: 617-964-MARE (6273) or visit www.mareinc.org.
Since its inception in 1981, Wednesday’s Child has been a collaborative effort between the Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE), the Department of Children & Families, and WBZ-TV / CBS Boston. Hosted by Jack Williams for 34 years, this weekly series has given a face and a voice to the children who are waiting the longest for families. Wednesday’s Child has helped find homes for hundreds of waiting children and continues to raise awareness about foster family adoption.