He is 15 years old and because he only stands 3 feet tall and has a feeding tube in his stomach due to complications with his health growing up, he often stands out in a crowd with his peers. He is usually very hesitant and weary, but after some thorough convincing and reassured confidence, you will find out Jean has a hidden talent – he is a dance machine!
She is 16 years old and the maternal figure of her 7 younger sibilings. She is always looking out for her younger sisters, keeping them safe from the torment of her brothers and keeps all arguments fair between them all. Her maturity and nurturing heart win over anyone she talks to.
She is 14 years old and faces a special kind of challenge in her life – but I bet you can’t guess… She rock climbs, kayaks, and has even learned to swim. She has shown relentless perseverance and determination, like you will rarely see in a person her age. She never accepts no for an answer – especially if her abilities are questioned! Guessed it yet? You won’t. Whitney has one arm and not only manages, but succeeds in a world made for two arms. Amazing? Yes, just like she is.
He is 13 years old and a precious soul. He is insightful beyond his years and offers advice to his peers, and sometimes those older than him! He is an honest confidant who enjoys writing in his journal and drawing pictures. Although quite the artist and the journalist, Michael’s most touching quality is his manners.
Having fun at Stone Mountain
He will hold a door open for hours – if that’s how long it takes for everyone to enter a building!
She is 10 years old and is the most reserved of the girls in her family. Although she may always look like she is keeping a secret with her slight grin on her face, she is honest and genuine as she always tries to please those around her. With her pure heart and quiet demeanor, the only way you know Bianca is around is when she may ask for her favorite snack…candy!