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Kid Spotlight: Meet Daniel

by Shawna Vercher | Aug 19, 2015
On Orlando's Rose, the vessel named after AMIkids' founders Judge Frank Orlando and Bob Rosof and generously donated to AMIkids by Bill and Carol Barrows, we caught up with Daniel, who is currently participating at AMIkids North Carolina Family Services.

Kid Spotlight Daniel North CarolinaOn Orlando’s Rose, the vessel named after AMIkids’ founders Judge Frank Orlando and Bob Rosof and generously donated to AMIkids by Bill and Carol Barrows, we caught up with Daniel, who is currently participating at AMIkids North Carolina Family Services.

Daniel was arrested at the age of 15 when he was hanging with the wrong crowd, which landed him in jail and finally, out on probation. He went home to a struggling household that struggled with addiction. AMIkids came into the home and counseled Daniel and his family using the Functional Family Therapy program.

Daniel credits AMIkids for helping him to communicate better with his family, to get along with his parents, and to realize that he doesn't want to spend any more of his life getting into trouble. He plans to graduate high school early and dual enroll in college courses. He'd like to travel to see the West Coast of the United States, where he might just be able to use his new SCUBA diving skills!

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