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13-years-old | 7th grade


Meet the creative Carter who is excited to meet his forever family! This budding magician enjoys entertaining those around him with his impressive sleight-of-hand tricks. He easily falls into conversations with others, and people often comment on Carter’s good manners. He is a happy and caring.

Carter is a kind, 13-year-old young man, with great manners, who has many interests and talents to share with his future family! When walking around the store with Carter, he will walk aisle to aisle talking about all this things he loves. Carter is a budding magician, learning how to do magic tricks that will leave others impressed! Reading is his true passion, and you will often catch Carter on a couch or in his bed reading for hours at a time. He is particularly fond of R.L. Stein’s Goosebumps, The Last Kids on Earth, and the Warriors book series. Carter would spend all day reading if he could, so a family that loves frequent library trips would be a great fit.

Carter also loves challenging his mind by figuring out puzzles and creating new LEGO structures. He will tell you all about the things he has built and how many hours it might have taken. Let Carter lose with some odds and ends craft supplies, and his imagination will go wild. He loves to create! Carter thrives educationally, typically with all A and B grades. He enjoys writing, but does well in all subjects.

One thing he never tires of is being outside and playing sports. Carter enjoys sports, including basketball, track, and soccer! While he is not active in these things right now, Carter would love to be part of a team again. Carter loves to visit parks, play tag, and skip rocks. He and his friends come up with creative games to play outside, though their rules on how to play change frequently. After a long day, Carter loves to rest and recharge by watching movies or playing video games.

Learn more about Carter in Carter's Place to Call Home video.

Carter is in the 7th grade (2023-2024 school year). He was born in 2010. All family types will be considered for Carter. He has significant connections to maintain following placement. Financial assistance may be available for adoption-related services. This is a low-risk placement now as termination of parental rights has taken place.

Case Worker

Carol Pine, Adoption Specialist


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