Ezra 8683A

My friends would describe me as a caring person. I think they’ll say I’m really good friend.

Ezra absolutely loves the outdoors and being in nature. His favorite outdoor activity? Fishing. He finds it very relaxing to sit on the water all day seeing what he can catch. He’s a pretty good fisherman, and spends time watching videos on fishing to better learn how to catch the biggest fish out there!

Ezra’s also got a keen interest in Greek mythology, and has even figured out how to connect that to his love of fishing. If he could pick any Greek god to be, Ezra would opt for Poseidon — since he controls the water, that would make fishing easier!

Hopeful for a family that lives in the country, Ezra would like to have his own garden. He’s especially interested in growing peppers and other veggies, but wants to plant some flowers too. Regardless of whether he’s on the water, nurturing seedlings into full plants, or out in the community, Ezra is always looking out for those in need. Around Christmas, he saw a charity drive for the needy and didn’t hesitate to run over and drop in the money he’d been saving up. This caring and generous teen knows that even little acts of kindness can make a big difference!

Ezra would do best in a calm, two-parent home without other children so he can get lots of one on one attention. He will thrive with experienced, mature parents who are calm and patient. Structure and consistency are important, as Ezra does best when he has a routine to adhere to. Of course, he hopes for an active family that likes to do things like camping or fishing together. Parents who can make education a priority and gently encourage Ezra to strive for success are ideal.

He will need time and patience during a transition into a forever home. Parents should understand that trust doesn’t come easily to Ezra, and he will need them to demonstrate an unshakeable commitment to him. He has siblings with whom he wants to maintain contact. The ideal family will have experience in trauma-informed parenting. Interested families should understand the impact trauma can have on children.

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