Davion Only Makes Adoption Plea, Receives Thousands of Responses

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On Sunday, October 6, Davion Only made a prayer in church. And now it looks like it will soon be answered.

This 15-year old attended a service in St. Petersburg and told the congregation he was seeking a family to adopt him.

"I've been in foster care since I was born," said Only, whose mother passed away a long time ago, adding:

"I'll take anyone. Old or young, dad or mom, black, white, purple. I don't care. And I would be really appreciative. The best I could be."

Since then, Davion's plea has gained national attention, with the teenager and his caseworker, Connie Going, ending up on The View this morning.

Going said her client has received over 10,000 responses from interested parents so far and that Davion "is going to be extremely involved" in selecting his adoptive family.

"He's a teenager. He knows what he wants, who he can connect to," Going told the hosts and the show's audience.

For his part, Only reiterated that he'll gladly join the home of "anyone who will love me" and said of actually being adopted:

"It would make me feel really good. I think I would be more successful and have more opportunity if I had a family and I hope that I do have one."

Only hopes to attend college and has been moved all around the foster system.

He's grateful to the group homes that took him in, but he's ready for a permanent landing spot.

Are you interested in offering it to him? Visit the official website Eckerd site now for information on Davion.

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