By Jack Williams, WBZ-TV.

BOSTON (CBS)– Isabella, or Bella, is a bubbly 10-year-old Caucasian/Hispanic girl who always looks on the bright side. She is kind and caring of others and has been able to keep her chin up through a lot of adversity.

In the past, Bella has enjoyed playing soccer and would like the opportunity to try new activities, such as gymnastics. She also likes making bracelets, painting her nails, and playing with dolls.

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Bella is doing well at school where she receives support for reading and comprehension, and reports that math is her favorite subject. She gets along well with the teachers and other students. Bella would benefit from having a patient and gentle parent to assist her in staying focused and completing homework assignments.

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Bella is legally freed for adoption and feels ready and excited to be part of a family. She would enjoy having a pet in the home. Her social worker would like her to have at least one female parent and be the youngest or preferably only child in the home. She will need to visit with her birth parents twice a year and maintain contact with her younger brother as well.

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To learn more about Isabella, and about adoption from foster care, call the Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE) at 617-54-ADOPT (617-542-3678) or visit The sooner you call, the sooner a waiting child will have “a permanent place to call HOME.”