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Mike is an active and fearless 15-year-old. He has the goal of joining the military when he gets older. We sent him to Camp Williams where he seemed to relish the opportunity to rappel with members of the National Guard.

Brave is one description, fearless is another. He has an infectious smile and loves to have fun.

If you hope to keep up with him, you'd better be in good shape. Mike loves all sports and enjoys Mountain biking, swimming and boating.

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"I really like wakeboarding all day, or water sports or tubing; that's really fun!" he said.

Mike originally entered foster care at age 3. Unfortunately, after experiencing years of family stability, he reentered the system two years ago.

He believes his experiences have made him stronger. "Emotionally [stronger], probably. I can deal with stuff a little bit better," he told us.

Mike is a young man of few words and is a little reluctant to sell himself. However, he would love to find a permanent home and hopes to find his family.

"I would like it because it's a family I can go to, even if, like, I'm going through hard times; or if I just want to visit, someone that's always there," he said.


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