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  • A Place to Call Home: Featuring Destry

    A Place to Call Home: Featuring Destry

    A Place to Call Home: Featuring Destry

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-07-05 02:39:52 GMT
    Destry (Source: KFVS)Destry (Source: KFVS)

    11-year-old Destry loves school, especially math. However, in the summer months he enjoys being outside fishing or playing sports. He can't wait to find his forever family.

    11-year-old Destry loves school, especially math. However, in the summer months he enjoys being outside fishing or playing sports. He can't wait to find his forever family.

  • A Place to Call Home: June's story

    A Place to Call Home: June's story

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-04-18 22:17:10 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    Thirteen-year-old June is looking for A Place to Call Home. She loves art and school and hopes to soon find her forever family.

    Thirteen-year-old June is looking for A Place to Call Home. She loves art and school and hopes to soon find her forever family.

  • A Place to Call Home: Alex's story

    A Place to Call Home: Alex's story

    Tuesday, June 28 2016 11:14 PM EDT2016-06-29 03:14:16 GMT

    Alex will be in the ninth grade this year. He loves school, and enjoying the great outdoors. He hopes to soon find a permanent place to call home. 

    Alex will be in the ninth grade this year. He loves school, and enjoying the great outdoors. He hopes to soon find a permanent place to call home. 

  • A Place to Call Home: Tristin

    A Place to Call Home: Tristin

    Tuesday, March 29 2016 11:08 AM EDT2016-03-29 15:08:48 GMT
    Tuesday, March 29 2016 10:00 PM EDT2016-03-30 02:00:10 GMT

    Five-year-old Tristin is a happy boy who loves to swim.

    Five-year-old Tristin is a happy boy who loves to swim.

  • A Place to Call Home: Christopher's story

    A Place to Call Home: Christopher's story

    Tuesday, December 22 2015 12:49 PM EST2015-12-22 17:49:00 GMT
    Tuesday, December 22 2015 10:30 PM EST2015-12-23 03:30:10 GMT

    A 6-year-old boy in southeast Missouri can't tell us what he wants for Christmas, and actually he won't even be able to see what's under the tree this year.

    A 6-year-old boy in southeast Missouri can't tell us what he wants for Christmas, and actually he won't even be able to see what's under the tree this year.

  • A Place to Call Home: Mitchell's story

    A Place to Call Home: Mitchell's story

    Tuesday, October 27 2015 11:57 AM EDT2015-10-27 15:57:42 GMT
    Tuesday, October 27 2015 11:21 PM EDT2015-10-28 03:21:10 GMT
    Thirteen-year-old Mitchell loves basketball, math, and enjoying the great outdoors. He is looking for his forever family.
    Thirteen-year-old Mitchell loves basketball, math, and enjoying the great outdoors. He is looking for his forever family.
  • Sikeston singer hopes new song raises foster care awareness

    Sikeston singer hopes new song raises foster care awareness

    Tuesday, May 26 2015 12:28 PM EDT2015-05-26 16:28:54 GMT
    Tuesday, May 26 2015 11:43 PM EDT2015-05-27 03:43:37 GMT
    An up-and-coming young country music artist from Sikeston takes her love of music to new heights..
    An up-and-coming young country music artist from Sikeston takes her love of music to new heights.
  • A Place to Call Home: Kaylynn

    A Place to Call Home: Kaylynn

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 11:58 AM EDT2015-05-19 15:58:51 GMT
    Tuesday, May 19 2015 11:27 PM EDT2015-05-20 03:27:20 GMT
    15-year-old Kaylynn has been in the foster system since the age of five. She is hoping to one day soon find her very own place to call home. 
    15-year-old Kaylynn has been in the foster system since the age of five. She is hoping to one day soon find her very own place to call home. 
  • A Place to Call Home: Carla

    A Place to Call Home: Carla

    Tuesday, February 24 2015 12:00 PM EST2015-02-24 17:00:38 GMT
    Tuesday, February 24 2015 10:48 PM EST2015-02-25 03:48:53 GMT
    Carla is a 13-year-old girl who loves to shop, sing, and play football. She hopes you can help her find a place to call home.
    Carla is a 13-year-old girl who loves to shop, sing, and play football. She hopes you can help her find a place to call home.
  • A Place to Call Home: Chris & Garrett

    A Place to Call Home: Chris & Garrett

    A Place to Call Home: Chris & Garrett

    Tuesday, December 16 2014 12:29 PM EST2014-12-16 17:29:36 GMT
    Thursday, December 18 2014 2:28 PM EST2014-12-18 19:28:48 GMT
    Chris and Garrett are looking for A Place to Call Home. The brothers are hoping to someday soon be able to share the holidays together with their new family.
    Chris and Garrett are looking for A Place to Call Home. The brothers are hoping to someday soon be able to share the holidays together with their new family.
  • A Place to Call Home: Ronnie

    A Place to Call Home: Ronnie

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 6:37 PM EST2014-11-25 23:37:47 GMT
    Tuesday, November 25 2014 11:44 PM EST2014-11-26 04:44:59 GMT

    Ronnie, 9, doesn't want to spend another holiday alone. He is hoping to one day soon find his very own place to call home.

    Ronnie, 9, doesn't want to spend another holiday alone. He is hoping to one day soon find his very own place to call home.

  • A Place to Call Home: Jesse

    A Place to Call Home: Jesse

    Monday, October 27 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-10-27 16:27:55 GMT
    Tuesday, October 28 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-10-29 03:18:03 GMT
    Jesse is a sweet fifth grader who loves science, ice cream, and video games. He has a big wish list for Christmas, but would be willing to throw that out if Santa would just bring a family this holiday season.
    Jesse is a sweet fifth grader who loves science, ice cream, and video games. He has a big wish list for Christmas, but would be willing to throw that out if Santa would just bring a family this holiday season.
  • A Place to Call Home: Luke

    A Place to Call Home: Luke

    A Place to Call Home: Luke

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:31:39 GMT
    Tuesday, September 16 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-09-16 20:30:10 GMT
    Luke, 14, is looking for a permanent home. He loves fishing, basketball, school and Chinese food. Luke is mainly focused right now on finding a family.
    Luke, 14, is looking for a permanent home. He loves fishing, basketball, school and Chinese Food. Luke is mainly focused right now on finding a family.
  • A Place to Call Home: Derek's Story

    A Place to Call Home: Derek's Story

    A Place to Call Home: Derek's Story

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-07-01 16:04:03 GMT
    Tuesday, July 1 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-07-02 03:24:04 GMT
    Like baseball and the outdoors? If so, you already have a lot in common with a young man looking for a family.
    Like baseball and the outdoors? If so, you already have a lot in common with a young man looking for a family.
  • A Place to Call Home: Need for Foster Parents

    A Place to Call Home: Need for foster parents

    A Place to Call Home: Need for foster parents

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-05-06 15:09:43 GMT
    Tuesday, May 6 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-05-06 15:09:43 GMT
    There is a huge need right now for foster parents. In Dunklin County alone there are 90 children in the foster care system, and only seven foster homes. A local family explains the process of becoming a foster parent, and what a difference it has made in their lives.
    There is a huge need right now for foster parents. In Dunklin County alone there are 90 children in the foster care system, and only seven foster homes. A local family explains the process of becoming a foster parent, and what a difference it has made in their lives.
  • Matthew and Jalen: A Place to Call Home

    Matthew and Jalen: A Place to Call Home

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-03-25 16:41:12 GMT
    Tuesday, March 25 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-03-25 16:41:12 GMT
    Matthew and Jalen are brothers, looking for A Place to Call Home. They like school, reading comics, playing video games, and home-cooked meals.
    Matthew and Jalen are brothers, looking for A Place to Call Home. They like school, reading comics, playing video games, and home-cooked meals.
  • Gabe's Story: A Place to Call Home

    Gabe's Story: A Place to Call Home

    Monday, February 24 2014 1:17 PM EST2014-02-24 18:17:50 GMT
    Monday, February 24 2014 1:17 PM EST2014-02-24 18:17:50 GMT
    Meet 14-year-old Gabe who is currently looking for "A Place to Call Home." He loves the outdoors, playing music, and sports ... especially baseball!
    Meet 14-year-old Gabe who is currently looking for "A Place to Call Home." He loves the outdoors, playing music, and sports ... especially baseball!
  • Danearia and Javeta's Story: A Place to Call Home

    Danearia and Javeta's Story: A Place to Call Home

    Thursday, December 5 2013 8:36 AM EST2013-12-05 13:36:55 GMT
    Tuesday, December 10 2013 2:01 PM EST2013-12-10 19:01:15 GMT
    The children in your life may have a Christmas wish list a mile long. All two sisters from the Bootheel really want Santa to bring them, is a mom and dad. Javeta and Danearia are delightful
    Two sisters from the Bootheel are looking for a forever family. They have each other, but desperately want a mother and father in their lives.
  • A Place to Call Home: Tyler's story

    A Place to Call Home: Tyler's story

    Monday, October 28 2013 7:59 PM EDT2013-10-28 23:59:07 GMT
    Tuesday, October 29 2013 8:26 AM EDT2013-10-29 12:26:36 GMT
    Fifteen-year-old Tyler loves sports, and is always up for shooting hoops.
    Fifteen-year-old Tyler loves sports, and is always up for shooting hoops.
  • A Place to Call Home: Ariahna and Andrew's story

    A Place to Call Home: Ariahna and Andrew's story

    Monday, November 4 2013 1:44 PM EST2013-11-04 18:44:17 GMT
    Tuesday, November 5 2013 7:00 AM EST2013-11-05 12:00:20 GMT
    Siblings typically have a special bond.      It's something that can't be broken, even when they are separated.     That happened to a local brother and sister who found themselves in the foster system.
    Arianhna and Andrew are looking for a forever family. They are super sweet kids who are ready to move from a temporary foster home to a permanent one.
  • A Place to Call Home: Jarod's story

    A Place to Call Home: Jarod's story

    Tuesday, September 10 2013 5:05 PM EDT2013-09-10 21:05:56 GMT
    Tuesday, September 10 2013 5:08 PM EDT2013-09-10 21:08:34 GMT
    Many of us dream about a vacation, or perhaps that next promotion. Hundreds of Heartland kids only really dream about one thing, finding a family. Thirteen-year-old Jarod is one of them.
    Many of us dream about a vacation, or perhaps that next promotion. Hundreds of Heartland kids only really dream about one thing, finding a family. Thirteen-year-old Jarod is one of them.
  • A Place to Call Home: William's story

    A Place to Call Home: William's story

    Monday, August 5 2013 10:58 AM EDT2013-08-05 14:58:12 GMT
    Tuesday, August 6 2013 1:42 PM EDT2013-08-06 17:42:25 GMT
    Hundreds of kids right here in the Heartland are in foster care, or are living in children's homes. Many are ready to be adopted.14-year-old William is among them.William is ready to start 8th grade. He
    Meet William in this month's A Place to Call Home report.
  • A Place to Call Home: Matthew

    A Place to Call Home: Matthew

    Monday, July 8 2013 12:08 PM EDT2013-07-08 16:08:17 GMT
    Tuesday, July 9 2013 1:54 PM EDT2013-07-09 17:54:41 GMT
    Our first child that we are profiling is named "Matthew". He is currently available for adoption, and is looking for a place to call home.
    Our first child that we are profiling is named "Matthew". He is currently available for adoption, and is looking for a place to call home.
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