Activity is the name of the game for James. Swimming, basketball, being outdoors, you name it, he loves it! When he gets to choose his meal at the end of the day, pizza or hamburgers are definitely on the menu. James is a resilient and kind teen who interacts positively with others.

This honor roll student is currently in the eighth grade.

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A Christian family is preferred; however, his caseworker will consider all family types. James would like to maintain a relationship with his sibling following placement. Financial assistance may be provided for adoption-related services.


For Missouri children, both homestudied and non-homestudied Missouri families are encouraged to inquire; only homestudied families from other states should do so.

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