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      Tuesday
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      Wednesday
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      Thursday
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      Wendy's Waiting Child: Derrick

      Derrick, 16-years-old


      COLUMBIA (WACH)-Derrick is an athletic teen.


      "I like to play football and basketball," says Derrick.


      He says he hopes to parlay it into a career, but if not he has a back up plan.


      "If I don't go to college for play football, says Derrick, "I'll just [study] psycology and business and be a walk-on."


      The 16-year-old sees himself as an entreprenuer and wants to someday, "own my own landscapping company," he says.


      In the meantime, he's looking for a family that will show him love and support


      "[I want a family who will] come to my football games and wrestling, stuff like that," says Derrick.


      For more information on Derrick or adoption services, call the South Carolina Department of Social Services at 1-888-227-3487.

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