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Antonio & Ediberto waiting for parents to complete their family

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They're two peas in a pod, two brothers, just 11 months apart. They're in the 3rd and 4th grades and have the same trendy hairstyle, and they share the same dream of one day finding a forever home.

Where there's one brother, the other is typically not far behind. Ediberto and Antonio, who go by Eddy and Anthony, have been through a lot together - nearly a dozen different placements since 2004.

They've spent nearly their entire lives in foster care, but at least they've had each other through it all.

"They want their next move to be their last, and they don't want to move anymore because it's hard on them. They have to change schools again. Right now, they're getting ready to change schools again, it's hard, you start to make friends, get to know the teachers and you have to move again," said Protective Services Worker Nicole Espinosa. "So they want to go to the next family, not move again, stay in the same school and have a normal life."

"They're really bonded brothers, they take care of each other, they love each other and you know they fight like typical siblings, but they truly love each other and look out for each other," continued Espinosa. "They keep each other entertained and busy, but they definitely want to be in an active family that is outgoing, going to the park, going hiking, to the beach, fun stuff like that, because they love being out and being active."

Anthony and Eddy are longing for parents to love them and know that they're featured on Adopt 8 so they might find a better home. And since Eddie knew his future mom and dad just might be watching, he kept his brother on his toes.

"Anthony, pay attention, we're going to go on TV. Yeah, you're on TV," he said.

These boys don't really know what to expect in a family. Not so sure, because they've never known a life with parents by their side. Still, these brothers don't believe they're on this journey alone, as I learned when I asked them who their best friend is. They said God, and they both attend church.

Eddie and Anthony have faith that they will be part of a family one day. But in the meantime, will continue to lean on each other like they've always done.

"They have a really positive attitude, and they still want a family after all this time," Espinosa added.

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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