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A Child Needs a Family: Victoria Y., born in 1999

August 13, 2014, 17:40 3358 Author: Anastasia Pysareva, translated by Anna Brazhko www.deti.zp.ua Victoriya is 18 years old now

Victoria is Miss Smile of the orphanage. She gives her shining smile even to strangers and charms them with her dimples.

Victoria is a child with special needs. Victoria almost doesn’t talk, but she expresses her emotions actively through facial expressions and separate words. The girl moves in a wheelchair and searches the playroom crawling. Moreover this little sun – as caregivers call her – has self-service skills, for instance she can make a hairdo on her own. The femininity shows up in Victoria, she always tries to choose a nice garb and keeps an eye on her appearance.

Victoria is a very kind and obedient girl and understands easily what adults want from her. She shows an interest to all toys around her. She’s easy to eye contact. Most of all Victoria attached to small children. She palms them and talks in her own language.

If you are interested in adopting Victoria, please read the memo to the potential adoptive parents, guardians, and foster parents; you can also contact Children’s Affairs' service of the Zaporozhia State Administration by telephone (061) 239-01-56 quoting Victoria’s Profile Number 055302.

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