Wednesday's Child

16-year-old Ayden at Red Butte Garden....
Shara Park

Wednesday’s Child: Ayden hopes to be an author

For this week's Wednesday's Child, 16-year-old Ayden is looking for a family to encourage him to reach his goal of writing imaginative stories.
2 months ago
Kaleb, 19, poses for a picture with the famous Kosmoceratops at the Natural History Museum of Utah....
Shara Park

Wednesday’s Child: 19-year-old Kaleb dreams of being a paleontologist, hopes to be adopted

Children over the age of 18 make up a small percentage of Utahns living in foster care, but it’s this age group that desperately need a family connection as they enter their next phase of life. Kaleb, 19, is one of those young adults who is getting ready for college and hopefully a career in paleontology.
2 months ago
Kila at the Utah’s Hogle Zoo feeding the elephants....
Shara Park

Wednesday Child: Kila wants to help other foster kids when she grows up

For this week's Wednesday's Child, we learn more about 17-year-old Kila as she wants to help other children in the foster system after her experiences.
3 months ago
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Shara Park

Wednesday’s Child: Angel wants to have a forever family as she becomes a teenager

Angel, short for Angela, turns 13 this summer and she doesn’t want to spend her next birthday in foster care. She’s been living in foster care since 2017.
3 months ago
Tyson at playing at the Nickelcade....
Shara Park, KSL TV

Wednesday’s Child: Tyson loves video games and asking questions, looking for a family open up to

On this week's Wednesday's Child, 16-year-old Tyson loves video games and has creative aspirations. He is also very curious and hopes for a family that can keep up with him.
4 months ago
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Shara Park, KSL TV

Wednesday’s Child: Bella values friendship, hoping to be adopted

For this week's Wednesday's Child, we introduce you to 12-year-old Bella. She finds value in deep connections with others, and hopes to find a family who will love her, take care of her, and listen to her.
5 months ago
Wednesday's Child: Jade inspires to be a principal, looking for his new forever home...
Shara Park

Wednesday’s Child: Jade aspires to be a principal, looking for his new forever home

It only takes a few moments with Jade to know that he is one of the happiest kids around. He is ready for a forever family, one that will show him love and patience. And in return, he will fill their life with joy.
5 months ago
Missy, 11, paints on a unicorn mug at Color Me Mine with KSL's Shara Park. (KSL TV)...
Shara Park, KSL TV

Wednesday’s Child: Missy loves art, hopes to find her forever family

For this week's Wednesday's Child, we introduce you to 11-year-old Missy, who loves art and hopes to one day be adopted.
6 months ago
Wesley moved to Maryland with his mother Joy and loves exploring his new home. (KSL TV)...
Shara Park, KSL TV

Wednesday’s Child: Wesley finds his forever family with Joy

It was in 2020 when we got to know Wesley while visiting the LEGO® Store in Fashion Place Mall. At the time, he shared the one thing that he wanted most in the world. 
6 months ago
Carter loved holding the reptiles at Scales and Tales in West Valley City. (KSL TV)...
Shara Park, KSL TV

Wednesday’s Child: Carter needs a brave family that will give him one-on-one time

At Scales and Tales in West Valley City 12-year-old Carter is in reptile heaven. Carter loves crocodiles, turtles, and lizards, but if there is one creature he loves the most it’s the snakes.
7 months ago
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Shara Park, KSL TV

Wednesday’s Child: Trio of siblings hope to stay together with new family

It’s been almost three years since siblings Mary, who is 16, Isaiah 11 and Elias 10 entered foster care in Utah.
7 months ago
Rachel would like to be adopted so she can a mom and dad's guidance. (KSL TV)...
Shara Park, KSL TV

Wednesday’s Child: Rachel wants to become a lawyer, help foster kids

There is something special about visiting a salon and getting your nails done, you get to pick a fun color and talk about life. It was at Salon Dante & Day Spa in Sandy where 13-year-old Rachel opened up about her life.  
10 months ago
16-year-old Spencer spent the day with Salt Lake City police officers. (KSL TV)...
Shara Park, KSL TV

Wednesday’s Child: 16-year-old Spencer wants to be part of police officer’s family

If you ask 16-year-old Spencer who has inspired him the most in this world he'll tell you it's the men and women in blue. 
11 months ago
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Shara Park, KSL TV

Wednesday’s Child: One year later, adopted teen is loved, sees hope for his future

It was one year ago when 14-year-old Branch took a leap of faith at Real Salt Lake in Sandy and shared his story of living in foster care. At that time, his name was Camden and he was living in his third foster home in two years. Fast forward to today, Camden has changed his name to Branch. It’s a new name to go with a new start for this Utah teen.
11 months ago
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Shara Park, KSL TV

Wednesday’s Child: 14-year-old Skylar loves creating videos and hopes to find forever home

When 14-year-old Skylar, who identifies as nonbinary, thinks about the future, they think of a career in video production.
1 year ago
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Shara Park, KSL TV

Wednesday’s Child: Creative 13-year-old Kaydee hopes to find forever family

In this week's Wednesday's Child, in partnership with Raise the Future, KSL TV visited with Kaydee at Art House where she shared details of her life in hopes of connecting with a potential adoptive family.
1 year ago
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Shara Park, KSL TV

Wednesday’s Child: 12-year-old Peter looking for forever family

“Being adopted means having a family that cares, be there for you when you need it.”
1 year ago
Dorian with Shara Park...
Shara Park

Wednesday’s Child: 14-year-old Dorian looking to share love of learning with a family

If there is one thing 14-year-old Dorian loves more than anything, it's elevators.
1 year ago
9-year old Dom loves playing video games and riding his bike. (KSL TV)...
Shara Park, KSL TV

Wednesday’s Child: 9-Year-Old Dom Is Cheerful, Loves Being Outside

In this week’s Wednesday's Child, we introduce you to nine-year-old Domanic, who likes to go by Dom. Dom has already faced many hard things in his young life but despite that, he always looking for the positive. 
1 year ago
13-year old Arielle showed off some of her moves at Kickin'it Dance Company in Sandy. (KSL TV)...
Shara Park, KSL TV

Wednesday’s Child: 13-Year Old Arielle Loves Dancing

In this week’s Wednesday’s Child KSL TV visited Kickin'it Dance Company in Sandy to meet 13-year-old Arielle. 
1 year ago
Kaylee showed off her creativity while making some jewelry. at City Creek. (KSL TV)...
Shara Park & Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

Wednesday’s Child: 14-Year-Old Kaylee Looks For Family To Support Her Creativity

This week's Wednesday's Child is Kaylee, a young woman who is bursting with creativity and looking for a family that will support her passions.  
1 year ago
Wednesday's Child Nevea loves horses. (KSL TV)...
Shara Park, KSL TV

Wednesday’s Child: 15-Year-Old Neveah Loves Horses, Makeup

This week’s Wednesday’s Child is Neveah, a 15-year-old previously known as Laura. Neveah has lived in various foster homes since she was about 10 months old. Like her new name, Neveah wants a new start.
1 year ago
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Shara Park, KSL TV

Wednesday’s Child: 7-Year-Old Chelsea Waiting For The Perfect Family

This week’s Wednesday Child is 7-year-old Chelsea who is as sweet as can be, but she needs a family that can meet her needs.
1 year ago
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Shara Park, KSL TV

Wednesday’s Child: 12-Year-Old Danna Loves To Perform & Is Looking For Her Forever Home

When 12-year-old Danna isn’t creating a new TikTok she’s usually out doing something active. When she met with KSL-TV she was trying boxing for the first time, at Boxing is for Girls in Sugar House.
1 year ago
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