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The Duluth News Tribune newspaper partnered with MN ADOPT in February, 2019.  Minnesota Waiting Kid (Minnesota children currently in foster care) will be featured monthly in their Sunday Pursuits section.


This Month's Duluth News Tribune Featured Child

Sammy, 16

Sammy is 16, likes Shakira A LOT – THE MOST (unless she hears Shakira is a bad influence).  Sammy likes getting her hair done (or doing it herself). Currently, Sammy thinks she’d like to be a hair stylist, because she really likes doing hair. She is crazy about Dollar Store shopping sprees. Sammy also likes volleyball, dancing, drawing, and writing. Sammy is very helpful around the house and is respectful and polite. She also takes her education very seriously. She does her homework without prompting and tries her absolute best.

When asked what advice she would have for her 30 year old self, Sammy said, “Be kind, and you should care for others.” When asked what she would tell her 50 year old self, she offered, “Enjoy life while you can, and don’t drink so much pop”. Sammy has some pretty simple hopes and dreams right now. She wants a birthday party with all her friends there. She wants to be allowed to watch PG movies. She wants her own iPad. She wants to go to college. . . (Read more and inquire about Sammy)


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