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Jasmine Wants To Serve Her Country, Backed By A Forever Family

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Jasmine (1997) is a confident young lady with a good self-image and a positive outlook on life. She knows what she wants and articulates it well. Like many teens, Jasmine enjoys listening to music and hanging out with friends; but she also has some specific future goals in mind – including the goal of serving her country as a medical corpsman with the Navy.

Jasmine seems to already grasp the importance of self-care as well, and with that in mind we headed off to "More Than a Slash Salon" in Santa Monica for some pampering. Here owner Carla Ross was on hand to assist in giving Jasmine a fresh new look.

Jasmine has had her share of challenges, but through hard effort and a keen resiliency she has developed an overall positive manner. Jasmine is college bound and participates in her school's ROTC program. Jasmine would like to be part of a permanent family, but shared that she sometimes struggles with the issues around being adopted. We hope to help identify a family that will show Jasmine what being part of an adoptive family is really about – belonging, knowing where and with whom your "home" is, having a place where you can be yourself and be surrounded by those who love you for you unconditionally, regardless of other circumstances.

For more information about adoption:
Please call 866-921- ADOPT (2367)
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