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Twin boys living in emergency shelter need a home

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There's an urgent need to find a forever family for two brothers. Kristopher and Damien are living in an emergency children's shelter right now, and they are hoping to find a loving home in time for the holidays.

If think you're seeing double, don't worry, your eyes aren't playing tricks on you. There are two boys here, and they're nine-year-old twins.

Kristopher and Damien are the best of friends and both really enjoy the outdoors.

"I'd love to see a family who likes to do a lot of activities, be outside, keep the boys busy because they thrive on that," said Nancy Funk a Court Appointed Special Advocate.

The boys moved at lightning speed through the mini-golf course during our playdate at Boomers San Diego. And it was a joy for me to watch them effortlessly, taking turns, moving quickly with a natural rhythm that quite possibly comes from being twins.

"They do have a built in playmate that they spend a lot of time with one another," said Funk. "And they play really well by themselves."

Funk volunteers her time to serve as the boy's Court Appointed Special Advocate and says their fun spirit and charm are infectious.

"I've been with the boys for 3.5 years, they're very bright, very intelligent, they do well in school," continued Funk.

Though Kristopher and Damien are both good students, school was not top of mind during our playdate. They loved bowling at Boomers. But at school, they like Math.

Kristopher and Damien share a lot of laughter and also their pain. They are currently in an emergency children's shelter, and are in urgent need of finding a permanent home, saying:

"I would like one that's very nice, because I don't want a mean family."

They also say it's hard to move around because they don't get to take all their belongings with them when they move.

But Damien tries to steer his thoughts toward the silver lining:

"It's kind of hard, like my brother said, you don't get all yours stuff, but it's fun, you can get a ride, see new things."

And while they wait, and hope, their next adventure brings them to a forever family, Damien and Kristopher hold on to this: at least they have each other.

If you are interested in adopting, please call 1-877-I-ADOPT-U.

We would also like to thank Boomers San Diego for hosting a fun day at the park.

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