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Forever Families: Meet Savanah

Forever Families: Savanah
Forever Families: Savanah
Forever Families: Savanah
Posted at 3:34 PM, Sep 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-11 23:51:57-04

Thirteen-year-old Savanah looks beyond what's on the surface and sees people for who they truly are.

"I like drawing other people's portraits," she said.

"She's very firm about what she wants. She talks about integrity. She was so proud of an integrity chain that she earned from one of her workers. She loves that, and she likes to show that she makes good decisions. She talks about her plans and what she wants," said CPS Adoption Specialist Resharn Jones.

The aspiring artist has an older sister but is gaining her own independence and just wants to find a family that will love and encourage her.

"A supportive family. Caring, loving and someone who won't let myself down," said Savanah.

Savanah is thriving with a Central Texas foster family but dreams of her own room and room to grow.

"I want her to be a typical teenager and doing all the typical teenage stuff so that CPS involvement is a distant memory. She'll remember the positives and be able to go to homecoming and have family night and do the things that families do," said Jones.

Savanah hopes to be a role model to younger kids and inspire them to keep finding the bright side of every challenge.

"Find joy in every journey. It means no matter how gloomy or how sunny it is outside, you can find joy," said Savanah.

You can read Savanah's bio at The Heart Gallery of Central Texas, a program of Partnerships for Children.

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