Sunday’s Child: Teen boy loves sports, video games

Del is a friendly 15-year-old in need of a forever family. He’s all boy, with a love for sports, video games and cartoons.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — This young man is Delmel, or Del as he prefers to be called. He is 15 years old and will be in the 10th grade. He enjoys helping others and likes to spend time with adults. He is a friendly kid and can be very talkative. He enjoys drawing, playing basketball and other sports, watching cartoons and playing video games.

Del enjoys going to school and receives some special education services. He needs a family who will love him unconditionally, be supportive, stable and consistent. Del needs a forever family who will not give up on him. A forever family for Del will also need to allow contact and continued visits with his siblings.

Many children in West Virginia are legally eligible to be adopted and are waiting for permanent and loving families. For more information about adoption, contact Mission West Virginia at 866-CALL-MWV (866-225-5698) or email

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