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Adopt 8 kids of 2011 still searching for forever homes

This past year on Adopt 8, News 8 has featured 54 children - kids who are considered hard to place - because they're older, part of a sibling set or have special needs.

And while many of those kids enjoyed Christmas with their new families, 22 of the children profiled this year are spending the holidays without a family to call their own.

In this video report, Photojournalist Ann Marie Spaulding and I look back the kids who are still waiting and hoping the New Year will bring them a new start.

If you're interested in adopting or becoming a foster family, call 1-877-I-ADOPT-U.

To meet other children in foster care and discover how you can help restore their hope, please click here.

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