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Dorian dressed to impress in search of his forever home

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He's an energetic little boy, who loves to explore the outdoors, which is where News 8 caught up with him – at a local playground. But by the time we arrived, he'd already been running around for a while and had taken off his "TV" clothes. Now, meet Dorian, who as you'll see, is a good listener and a good sport.

Six-year-old Dorian wasn't too interested in wearing his Sunday best at the park, which is understandable, but all it took was a little coaxing for him to give in. Dorian then put on his sweater vest and even agreed to wear the tie to complete his outfit - looking quite dapper for his television debut in search of his forever family.

Dorian is in the first grade and said he likes math, but even though Dorian looked like a little scholar the athlete in him soon took over.

"He's a little spitfire, an adorable little six-year-old boy. He's very active, likes being outside, playing, being in sports," explained Nicole Espinosa with San Diego County Adoptions.

Dorian has a strong right arm and wants to be a football player when he grows up.

"My favorite thing to do is play football, football, football, football, football," he said.

And after playing ball for a while, Dorian said it was time to get comfortable. So, while Dorian changed, he took the opportunity to explain that his favorite food is macaroni and cheese and his favorite dessert is brownies.

Then, he was off to explore the playground.

"He loves playing, watching cartoons, playing video games, typical six-year-old boy stuff, but he also likes being at school," said Espinosa.

But Dorian may not be reaching his potential without someone in his life to share in the nighttime routine most six-year-old's enjoy.

"He knows how to spell, but he needs somebody to sit with him at night and read him bedtime stories so he can learn to read himself, because he really wants that," continued Espinosa.

Dorian doesn't know any differently. In fact, he asked if he could stay at his group home forever.

"They love him at the facility he's in right now. They just love him," Espinosa said. "They think he's adorable. He asked if the group home he was in could just adopt him you know."

But what Dorian needs is a forever home. A family that can scoop him up, enjoy his bountiful energy and give him unconditional love.

"The things that kids take for granted, like just reading a bedtime story with mom or dad, and he doesn't have that. So just somebody that would be able to do that for him," Espinosa noted.

If you are interested in adopting from foster care, or becoming a foster family, call 1-877-I-ADOPT-U to learn more about getting started. The County of San Diego offers monthly orientation classes.

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