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  • A Child Who Hopes: Meet Arron

    A Child Who Hopes: Meet Arron

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 2:27 PM EST2017-11-07 19:27:42 GMT

    An Oklahoma teenager is looking for a family tonight. He’s spent the past three years in and out of seven different foster homes. 7News reporter Haley Wilson introduces us to Arron at the Museum of the Great Plains. "What was your favorite part?" "The tornado thingy 'cause I've never been through a tornado and I've never heard of one." From there, Arron took his time looking at each exhibit. 

    An Oklahoma teenager is looking for a family tonight. He’s spent the past three years in and out of seven different foster homes. 7News reporter Haley Wilson introduces us to Arron at the Museum of the Great Plains. "What was your favorite part?" "The tornado thingy 'cause I've never been through a tornado and I've never heard of one." From there, Arron took his time looking at each exhibit. 

  • A Child Who Hopes: Meet Autumn

    A Child Who Hopes: Meet Autumn

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 3:07 PM EDT2017-10-03 19:07:26 GMT

    A teenager is looking to plant her roots with a family who loves the outdoors as much as she does. 7News reporter Haley Wilson met up with Autumn at Happy Stems in Chickasha where she got in touch with Mother Nature for this segment of "A Child Who Hopes." 

    A teenager is looking to plant her roots with a family who loves the outdoors as much as she does. 7News reporter Haley Wilson met up with Autumn at Happy Stems in Chickasha where she got in touch with Mother Nature for this segment of "A Child Who Hopes." 

  • A Child Who Hopes: Meet Ericka

    A Child Who Hopes: Meet Ericka

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 2:03 PM EDT2017-09-05 18:03:40 GMT

    A teenage girl who loves shopping has spent most of her life in DHS. She is hoping to find a family who accepts and loves her as their own child. 7News went shopping with Ericka at Steel Velvet Boutique in Chickasha. She tells her story in this month's “A Child Who Hopes.” 

    A teenage girl who loves shopping has spent most of her life in DHS. She is hoping to find a family who accepts and loves her as their own child. 7News went shopping with Ericka at Steel Velvet Boutique in Chickasha. She tells her story in this month's “A Child Who Hopes.” 

  • A Child Who Hopes: Meet Zech

    A Child Who Hopes: Meet Zech

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 4:06 PM EDT2017-08-01 20:06:57 GMT

    A child, who's spent the past 7 years in foster homes, is looking for a family who loves sports as much as he does. 7NEWS reporter Haley Wilson shot some hoops with Zech at the Lawton Family YMCA. She his story in this month's "A Child Who Hopes." Like many 12-year-old boys, Zech is a sports fan. His favorite team is the Oklahoma City Thunder --- and he'd like go to a game one day.  

    A child, who's spent the past 7 years in foster homes, is looking for a family who loves sports as much as he does. 7NEWS reporter Haley Wilson shot some hoops with Zech at the Lawton Family YMCA. She his story in this month's "A Child Who Hopes." Like many 12-year-old boys, Zech is a sports fan. His favorite team is the Oklahoma City Thunder --- and he'd like go to a game one day.  

  • A Child Who Hopes: Meet Braison and Jordan

    A Child Who Hopes: Meet Braison and Jordan

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 4:01 PM EDT2017-07-04 20:01:38 GMT

    There are two brothers in DHS custody who want to be adopted so they can live together again.  The brothers, Braison and Jordan share their story and love for each other at Frontier City in "A Child Who Hopes." “Have you ever been on a roller coaster?” “No, never...” That changed on this day in Frontier City.  The brothers are 5 and 6. They haven't lived together for 2 years so today's adventure is exciting for them. 

    There are two brothers in DHS custody who want to be adopted so they can live together again.  The brothers, Braison and Jordan share their story and love for each other at Frontier City in "A Child Who Hopes." “Have you ever been on a roller coaster?” “No, never...” That changed on this day in Frontier City.  The brothers are 5 and 6. They haven't lived together for 2 years so today's adventure is exciting for them. 

  • A Child Who Hopes: Meet Daequan

    A Child Who Hopes: Meet Daequan

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 4:27 PM EDT2017-06-06 20:27:17 GMT

    Imagine spending your entire childhood in the hospital with no family to visit you. That has been one teen's reality for the past 13 years, but now he's hoping to change that. Daequan is up for adoption through the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. 

    Imagine spending your entire childhood in the hospital with no family to visit you. That has been one teen's reality for the past 13 years, but now he's hoping to change that. Daequan is up for adoption through the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. 

  • A Child Who Hopes: Meet Jaden

    A Child Who Hopes: Meet Jaden

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 4:36 PM EDT2017-05-02 20:36:40 GMT

    A fun-loving 12-year-old with a passion for science is looking for a family to call his own. Lacy Lett learned more about Jaden at the Science Museum Oklahoma where he got a hands-on lesson in physics. "How do you feel about spiders?" "I have caught a tarantula before." But ask Jaden to hold the resident tarantula named Victoria and it's a different story.

    A fun-loving 12-year-old with a passion for science is looking for a family to call his own. Lacy Lett learned more about Jaden at the Science Museum Oklahoma where he got a hands-on lesson in physics. "How do you feel about spiders?" "I have caught a tarantula before." But ask Jaden to hold the resident tarantula named Victoria and it's a different story.

  • A Child Who Hopes: Randon

    A Child Who Hopes: Randon

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 1:19 PM EDT2017-04-04 17:19:13 GMT
    Randon (Source KSWO)Randon (Source KSWO)

    A seven-year-old boy who's spent his life in DHS custody is now ready to find a loving home. Randon is a sweet little boy who has a lot of love to give.

    A seven-year-old boy who's spent his life in DHS custody is now ready to find a loving home. Randon is a sweet little boy who has a lot of love to give.

  • A Child Who Hopes: Meet Kaylynn and Daniel’le

    A Child Who Hopes: Meet Kaylynn and Daniel’le

    Tuesday, November 1 2016 4:57 PM EDT2016-11-01 20:57:59 GMT
    OK (KSWO)- Sisters Kaylynn and Daniel'le love to have fun, whether it's swimming, jumping on trampolines, playing video games or laser tag. "I like to color, I like to draw, I like to play imaginary with my mind...there's a lot of things I like to do," said Kaylynn. Oh and there's one other thing Kaylynn loves. "I'm looking at the candy," said Kaylynn. 11-year-old Kaylynn wants to be a painter when she grows up. "I'm really stylish and have a really wild ...
    OK (KSWO)- Sisters Kaylynn and Daniel'le love to have fun, whether it's swimming, jumping on trampolines, playing video games or laser tag. "I like to color, I like to draw, I like to play imaginary with my mind...there's a lot of things I like to do," said Kaylynn. Oh and there's one other thing Kaylynn loves. "I'm looking at the candy," said Kaylynn. 11-year-old Kaylynn wants to be a painter when she grows up. "I'm really stylish and have a really wild ...
  • A Child Who Hopes: Meet Jacob

    A Child Who Hopes: Meet Jacob

    Tuesday, October 4 2016 4:21 PM EDT2016-10-04 20:21:12 GMT
    LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- It's been a year and a half since we first introduced you to Jacob, a basketball-loving teen who is looking for a family to adopt him. Now 15, Jacob is still in DHS custody, but he's hoping this time around, someone will make his dream of finding a family come true. Maybe it's the sound of the ball hitting the court. Or the way he feels when he makes a shot. It's hard to explain why Jacob loves basketball so much, but YMCA sports director Alvin Clemons was mor...
    LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- It's been a year and a half since we first introduced you to Jacob, a basketball-loving teen who is looking for a family to adopt him. Now 15, Jacob is still in DHS custody, but he's hoping this time around, someone will make his dream of finding a family come true. Maybe it's the sound of the ball hitting the court. Or the way he feels when he makes a shot. It's hard to explain why Jacob loves basketball so much, but YMCA sports director Alvin Clemons was mor...
  • A Child Who Hopes: Meet Thomas

    A Child Who Hopes: Meet Thomas

    Tuesday, September 6 2016 3:20 PM EDT2016-09-06 19:20:13 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    Tonight, a future soccer star in the making hopes you can help him reach his goal of finding a family. 

    Tonight, a future soccer star in the making hopes you can help him reach his goal of finding a family. 

  • A Child Who Hopes: Miguel

    A Child Who Hopes: Miguel

    Tuesday, June 7 2016 3:02 PM EDT2016-06-07 19:02:35 GMT
    Miguel (Source KSWO)Miguel (Source KSWO)

    The 2016 NBA draft is just weeks away and you can bet the kid you are about to meet will be watching. Miguel is up for adoption and hoping to become the first draft pick of your family.

    The 2016 NBA draft is just weeks away and you can bet the kid you are about to meet will be watching. Miguel is up for adoption and hoping to become the first draft pick of your family.

  • A Child Who Hopes: Jacob

    A Child Who Hopes: Jacob

    Tuesday, May 5 2015 2:30 PM EDT2015-05-05 18:30:08 GMT
    Tuesday, October 4 2016 4:08 PM EDT2016-10-04 20:08:14 GMT

    Every athlete needs a number one fan, and we're hoping you can be that person for a very special 14-year-old boy.

    Every athlete needs a number one fan, and we're hoping you can be that person for a very special 14-year-old boy.

  • A Child Who Hopes: Garet

    A Child Who Hopes: Garet

    Wednesday, July 6 2016 5:50 PM EDT2016-07-06 21:50:23 GMT

    Meet Garet. He is a baseball-loving 16-year-old, who's looking for a family to adopt him.

    Meet Garet. He is a baseball-loving 16-year-old, who's looking for a family to adopt him.

  • A Child Who Hopes: Jerimiah and Zephaniah

    A Child Who Hopes: Jerimiah and Zephaniah

    Tuesday, May 3 2016 5:32 PM EDT2016-05-03 21:32:17 GMT
    Tuesday, July 5 2016 7:51 PM EDT2016-07-05 23:51:30 GMT

    Two teenage boys who've been dealt a bad hand are hoping you can make a difference in their lives. The boys are looking for a family to adopt them.

    Two teenage boys who've been dealt a bad hand are hoping you can make a difference in their lives. The boys are looking for a family to adopt them.

  • A Child Who Hopes: Cheyeanne

    A Child Who Hopes: Cheyeanne

    Tuesday, April 5 2016 1:51 PM EDT2016-04-05 17:51:12 GMT
    Tuesday, April 5 2016 1:51 PM EDT2016-04-05 17:51:12 GMT
    Cheyeanne (Source KSWO)Cheyeanne (Source KSWO)

    Cheyeanne is an insightful 17-year-old who is looking for a family to call her own.

    Cheyeanne is an insightful 17-year-old who is looking for a family to call her own.

  • A Child Who Hopes: Cordell

    A Child Who Hopes: Cordell

    Tuesday, March 1 2016 5:16 PM EST2016-03-01 22:16:07 GMT
    Tuesday, March 1 2016 5:16 PM EST2016-03-01 22:16:07 GMT
    Cordell is looking to find a family to call his own. Call 580-250-3700 Ext. 3715 to learn more. (Source KSWO)Cordell is looking to find a family to call his own. Call 580-250-3700 Ext. 3715 to learn more. (Source KSWO)
    Meet Cordell, he’s a student athlete who plays four different sports and already has big plans for the future.

    Meet Cordell, he’s a student athlete who plays four different sports and already has big plans for the future.

  • A Child Who Hopes: Paul

    A Child Who Hopes: Paul

    Tuesday, February 2 2016 6:42 PM EST2016-02-02 23:42:49 GMT
    Tuesday, February 2 2016 6:42 PM EST2016-02-02 23:42:48 GMT
    A 15-year-old boy with a passion for construction is hoping to build a relationship with a family of his own.

    A 15-year-old boy with a passion for construction is hoping to build a relationship with a family of his own.

  • A Child Who Hopes: One year later

    A Child Who Hopes: One year later

    Tuesday, January 5 2016 6:31 PM EST2016-01-05 23:31:18 GMT
    Wednesday, January 6 2016 12:15 AM EST2016-01-06 05:15:03 GMT

    We’ve introduced you to 16 children over the past year through “A Child Who Hopes,” in an effort to unite these children with loving homes.

    We’ve introduced you to 16 children over the past year through “A Child Who Hopes,” in an effort to unite these children with loving homes.

  • A Child Who Hopes: Rebecca

    A Child Who Hopes: Rebecca

    Tuesday, July 7 2015 4:12 PM EDT2015-07-07 20:12:59 GMT
    Jul 07, 2015 04:12 PM2015-12-01 23:54:56 GMT
    A 15-year-old girl is hoping you can help her find the one thing she's always wanted, a family with a mom to call her own.

    A 15-year-old girl is hoping you can help her find the one thing she's always wanted, a family with a mom to call her own.

  • A Child Who Hopes: Breana, Keyona and Taliaha

    A Child Who Hopes: Breana, Keyona and Taliaha

    Tuesday, November 3 2015 6:03 PM EST2015-11-03 23:03:31 GMT
    Tuesday, November 3 2015 6:03 PM EST2015-11-03 23:03:31 GMT
    We're shining a light on three very special little girls who share a bond and a wish of being adopted together.
    We're shining a light on three very special little girls who share a bond and a wish of being adopted together.
  • A Child Who Hopes: Noah

    A Child Who Hopes: Noah

    Tuesday, September 1 2015 1:38 PM EDT2015-09-01 17:38:54 GMT
    Tuesday, September 1 2015 1:38 PM EDT2015-09-01 17:38:54 GMT
    You have the opportunity to make a difference in the life of a very special little boy who has been patiently waiting for a loving family to adopt him.
    You have the opportunity to make a difference in the life of a very special little boy who has been patiently waiting for a loving family to adopt him.
  • A Child Who Hopes: Lakota

    A Child Who Hopes: Lakota

    Tuesday, August 4 2015 12:13 PM EDT2015-08-04 16:13:46 GMT
    Tuesday, August 4 2015 12:13 PM EDT2015-08-04 16:13:46 GMT
    We hope you will fall in love with this extraordinary little boy and invite him to be part of your family.
    We hope you will fall in love with this extraordinary little boy and invite him to be part of your family.
  • A Child Who Hopes: Daniel, Tanner and Jasmine

    A Child Who Hopes: Daniel, Tanner and Jasmine

    Tuesday, June 2 2015 3:08 PM EDT2015-06-02 19:08:55 GMT
    Tuesday, June 2 2015 3:08 PM EDT2015-06-02 19:08:55 GMT
    Adding three children to your family may sound like a handful, but when you think about it, that's three times the love and joy they can bring.
    Adding three children to your family may sound like a handful, but when you think about it, that's three times the love and joy they can bring.
  • A Child Who Hopes: Marcus

    A Child Who Hopes: Marcus

    Tuesday, April 7 2015 1:44 PM EDT2015-04-07 17:44:18 GMT
    Apr 07, 2015 01:45 PM2015-04-13 16:29:18 GMT
    A musically gifted 17-year-old is looking for something we often take for granted…a family to call his own.
    A musically gifted 17-year-old is looking for something we often take for granted…a family to call his own.
  • A Child Who Hopes: Anthony

    A Child Who Hopes: Anthony

    Tuesday, March 3 2015 12:57 PM EST2015-03-03 17:57:33 GMT
    Monday, March 16 2015 12:37 PM EDT2015-03-16 16:37:17 GMT
    Imagine being a teenager, living in a shelter and waiting months for someone to adopt you. That's the reality of a 14-year-old boy who dreams of one day finding a family to call his own, his only requirement is that you must love dogs.
    Imagine being a teenager, living in a shelter and waiting months for someone to adopt you. That's the reality of a 14-year-old boy who dreams of one day finding a family to call his own, his only requirement is that you must love dogs.
  • A Child Who Hopes: Damien, Dominic and Destiny

    A Child Who Hopes: Damien, Dominic and Destiny

    Tuesday, February 3 2015 3:58 PM EST2015-02-03 20:58:49 GMT
    Tuesday, February 3 2015 4:17 PM EST2015-02-03 21:17:03 GMT
    When it comes to adoption, many families can imagine opening up their homes to one child, maybe two. But what about three?
    When it comes to adoption, many families can imagine opening up their homes to one child, maybe two. But what about three?
  • A Child Who Hopes: Brandon

    A Child Who Hopes: Brandon

    Tuesday, January 6 2015 1:09 PM EST2015-01-06 18:09:12 GMT
    Tuesday, February 3 2015 3:59 PM EST2015-02-03 20:59:28 GMT
    If you're an Oklahoma City Thunder fan, you already have something in common with January's “A Child Who Hopes.”
    If you're an Oklahoma City Thunder fan, you already have something in common with January's “A Child Who Hopes.”
  • A Child Who Hopes: Introducing families

    A Child Who Hopes: Introducing families

    Wednesday, December 17 2014 2:59 PM EST2014-12-17 19:59:08 GMT
    Dec 17, 2014 02:59 PM2015-01-06 18:10:57 GMT
    On the first Tuesday of each month, we'll tell you the story of a child or group of siblings who are looking to be adopted.
    On the first Tuesday of each month, we'll tell you the story of a child or group of siblings who are looking to be adopted.
  • A Child Who Hopes: Getting a forever home

    A Child Who Hopes: Getting a forever home

    Tuesday, December 2 2014 5:05 PM EST2014-12-02 22:05:27 GMT
    Wednesday, December 17 2014 1:05 PM EST2014-12-17 18:05:32 GMT
    It's the best gift you can give this holiday season and throughout the year, a forever home to a child who needs it.
    It's the best gift you can give this holiday season and throughout the year, a forever home to a child who needs it.
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    Alabama special Senate race now in hands of voters

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 4:07 AM EST2017-12-12 09:07:39 GMT
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    An internationally watched Senate election is down to voters in Alabama who will choose between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones.

    An internationally watched Senate election is down to voters in Alabama who will choose between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones.

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    Accused NYC subway bomber expected to face federal charges

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    The man arrested in the bombing, who told investigators he wanted to retaliate for American action against Islamic State extremists, came to the U.S. from Bangladesh in 2011 on a visa available to certain relatives of U.S. citizens.

    The man arrested in the bombing, who told investigators he wanted to retaliate for American action against Islamic State extremists, came to the U.S. from Bangladesh in 2011 on a visa available to certain relatives of U.S. citizens.

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    Crews protect hillside homes as California fire grows

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    The fifth largest blaze in state history was threatening thousands of homes as it churned through coastal mountains amid persistently dangerous weather conditions.

    The fifth largest blaze in state history was threatening thousands of homes as it churned through coastal mountains amid persistently dangerous weather conditions.

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