There are so many Davions

Angela Tucker

15 year old Davion went to his church one Sunday, got up in front of the congregation, and made his case for why someone (within the church) should adopt him.  His story has gone viral resulting in over 500 phone calls to the church Davion attends, apparently from prospective adoptive parents/agencies/social workers.  What was it that compelled all of these people to step forward and act? Does every older child looking for a family need to make a public plea that goes viral in order for people to consider them adoptable? Are these children truly invisible to us, until they find a way to meet us in the way we want to be met (apparently that’s via videos that can be viewed in the comfort and privacy of ones own home)?

Northwest Adoption Exchange features many children in the northwest who need homes – now. They post write ups with photos…

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