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Kids to Love: LaDerrick

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(WHNT) - He likes math and science, sports and sleeping. LaDerrick is a normal teen and this week’s Kids to Love.

“I live this motto, see I live life, but life don`t meet you half way. So you go to get in 50% towards life and then you`ll see the positive outcome of the negative outcome.” LaDerrick said.

LaDerrick at 16 is wise beyond his years.

“Do your friends know you`re in foster care?” Lee asks.

“Some of them, not all of them. It`s just certain people that I can trust that I can tell that to.” LaDerrick answers.

LaDerrick is letting me tell his story so he can get out of foster care.

He`s been in foster care since he was seven.

“Everything is hard about it, cause in our situation we never see our parents again, but I still have them.” LaDerrick says.

His sisters Quinn and LaDerricka are also in foster care.

“Adoption one of the tuffs that I want, looking at staying at one house and we don`t have to move again. That`s what alls matters.” LaDerrick says.

LaDerrick wants to go to the Coast Guard and onto college. He wants to be a physical therapist. Click here for more information on adoption and foster care.