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Wednesday’s Child: 10-Year-Old Julianna

Julianna is a very kind, happy and active ten-year-old girl of Hispanic/Caucasian descent. Those who know Julianna say she is well mannered, friendly and has very positive social skills. She is well liked by the peers and adults in her life. Julianna enjoys singing, dancing, playing board games, playing outdoors on the playground, doing art projects in school and being near adults. She gets very excited for any kind of party!

Julianna is currently enrolled in the local elementary school and receives special education services through an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). Julianna seems to enjoy math and the school reports she is doing very well in this subject.

Julianna is legally freed for adoption. An appropriate living situation for her would be one that would foster safety, security and supervision. Her social worker will consider any type of family constellation as long as Julianna can remain the youngest in the home. Julianna is interested in being raised by a family that will love and care for her and allow her some contact with her birth family, especially her two biological brothers.

For more information you can contact MARE: 617-54-ADOPT (617-542-3678) or visit www.mareinc.org.

Since its inception in 1981, Wednesday’s Child has been a collaboration of the Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE), the Department of Children & Families and WBZ-TV/CBS Boston. Hosted by Jack Williams for the last 34 years, this weekly series has given a face and voice to the children who wait the longest for families. Wednesday’s Child has helped find homes for hundreds of waiting children and continues to raise awareness about adoption from foster care.


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