Fla. foster teen spending Christmas with prospective family - WFLA News Channel 8

Fla. foster teen spending Christmas with prospective family

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TAMPA, FL (WFLA) - The teen who stood up in a Bay area church and asked for a family to adopt him will be spending Christmas with a prospective family.

A spokesperson for Eckerd Youth Alternatives says Davion Only is spending the holidays with a family that could end up being his forever.

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Only got nationwide attention with his passionate plea for a permanent home.  He was 15 years old at the time.  Hundreds of people responded to his story with offers of adoption.

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Davion's story drew attention to the plight of older foster children who often "age out" of the system without finding families.

For more information on adoption or foster care in the Bay area, you can visit Eckerd Youth Alternatives or The Heart Gallery.

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