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5-year-old Paul needs a forever family to help him thrive

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He's a five-year-old boy who loves to play hide and seek. And sometimes he's a little too good at hiding, so he needs to be with a family who can closely monitor him and give him the stability he deserves. Paul has had to move nine different times in the past two years, and hopefully his next move will be his last.

Five-years old and in kindergarten, Paul impresses those around him with his ability to concentrate and use his imagination. And, though Paul has delays in speech and language, he doesn't shy away from interacting with people.

"When you talk to him, he likes to engage, even though it's hard for him to express himself," said Licensed Clinical Social Worker Barbara Wojtach. "He is a kid who does really well listening and following directions."

Amazing, when you consider Paul has had a rough start in life. He has had to endure nine different placements over the past two years.

"We definitely need to find him a family where he can stay and get rooted and just really thrive and grow," continued Wojtach.

Paul needs direction and guidance. He needs encouragement and a family to cheer him on.

Paul has an infectious laugh and a great sense of humor. And what Paul deserves is a family of his own.

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 or go to their website to take that first step and fill out an adoption form.

News 8 would also like to thank Michael Spengler, with Studio M in La Jolla, for letting us use part of his studio for this Adopt 8 segment.

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