Heart Gallery ID #169

Cole is an inquisitive teenager, always eager to learn and explore new things. He is smart, candid and very compassionate. Cole loves to play video games, and read books. He has an adventurous spirit and loves to investigate the unknown. His team describes him, as very outgoing and talkative. He never meets a stranger! Cole likes to make people laugh and can be very outspoken at times. He is able to engage with adults and is loved by all. He is easily redirected and is very polite.

Cole has been working hard in therapy to improve his social skills with peers, which seems to be his only downfall. He enjoys the company of adults and can feel intimidated by peers, at times. Cole has a deep desire to be a part of family and would like that family to be located in a rural area that would allow him lots of room to explore and have pets. Cole likes school and performs well when he wants to. Cole has experienced a great deal of loss in his life. He wants a family who will commit to him and who will understand, that he will make mistakes.

A supportive family that loves to spend time together would be perfect for Cole. He would thrive in a home where he can be himself, and continue to grow and mature. He would prefer younger siblings or to be the only child. He would likely do best in a home that can provide him with one on one attention. He needs to be involved in his community, such as clubs at school or a youth group. He needs a family that can support his educational goals, allow him to visit colleges and gain employment experience. Cole is an awesome young man, who is looking for the right family to help make his future even brighter.

Photographed in October 2016 by Karen Stone


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