A nine-year-old boy – who has been in the foster care system for six years – has made a heartbreaking plea on TV saying he would “just like to have a family”. 

Jordan currently lives at a group home in Oklahoma, and said that he would love to go to a permanent home, after his biological younger brother Braison was adopted.

“I would just like to have a family to call mum and dad or just mum or just dad. I don’t really care,” he said.

In the clip, Jordan says that he would love a family so he “could have some people to talk to anytime I need to”.

Since appearing on TV, there have reportedly been over 5,000 adoption submissions.

“I’m in the process of reading through those profiles to select a family to try to move forward with,” Jordan’s case worker told FOX59 News.

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He added, “I’m really excited about this and very hopeful this is going to be the breakthrough we needed to find this kid a home”.

This is the good news story we all needed!

 

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