Meet Desian, an Outgoing 8-Year-Old

Desian is this week's featured child in search of a forever family.

Ashley Foster June 01, 2018
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Desian is an 8-year-old in foster care in Oklahoma and is waiting for his forever family. He enjoys all sports, but football is his favorite. He also plays soccer. He chose the local batting cages for his interview outing. While he enjoyed his day, he revealed a few more details about himself. Desian likes school and is a good student. Science is his favorite subject, although he couldn’t really say why.

He’s an outgoing, friendly child who doesn’t shy away from learning new things. Desian is inquisitive. Like most kids, he likes to play video games. When asked what he wanted in a forever family, he said he would love a forever family who likes to stay busy and be involved in activities. He expressed a desire to have brothers and sisters.

If you are interested in learning more about Desian, please call 1-800-376-9792.

The Heart Gallery was started in 2001. Its mission was to get skilled photographers to take inspiring portraits of kids in foster care to find homes for them and recruit new families as foster providers. In 2016, the Waiting Child Heart Gallery of Oklahoma has renamed the Oklahoma Heart Gallery. has photolistings of children available for adoption all over the country. These kids are in foster care through no fault of their own. They deserve to be in loving families with people who will love and care for them.

For those considering adoption, foster adoptions are practically free. It is a common misconception that kids in foster care are all troubled. Most of these children are just typical kids who were put in a tough situation.

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Ashley Foster

Ashley Foster is a freelance writer. She is a wife and mother of two currently residing in Florida. She loves taking trips to the beach with her husband and sons. As an infant, she was placed with a couple in a closed adoption. Ashley was raised with two sisters who were also adopted. In 2016, she was reunited with her biological family. She advocates for adoptees' rights and DNA testing for those who are searching for family. Above all, she is thankful that she was given life. You can read her blog at

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