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Wednesday's Child:   Elijah

By Larry Kane
Produced by Timothy McLaughlin

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- When you see nine-year-old Elijah, don't be surprised if he's staring up at the buildings.

"Suspension bridges and arches, they look nice," he says.

"If he sees it, he'll just talk up a storm, like, 'You see that bridge? You see that?  Oh, wow, look at the bridge!"

Elijah's recruiter, Ciara Carlton, thinks he might become an architect someday, since he's always drawing things like skyscrapers and street lights.

When he's not drawing, he's playing video games with his brother and sister.

"We get along and we play with each other."

He and his siblings are looking for a forever family together.  Next week, we'll meet Elijah's brother, Nehemiah.


For more information about adopting Elijah or any other "Wednesday's Child," go to the National Adoption Center's web site,, or call 215-735-9988.

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