OKLAHOMA CITY - Alex is not your typical 12-year-old.
His caseworkers say he has the cleanest room they've ever seen and say he loves helping with chores around the house.
"Sometimes, I can make my bed really good," Alex said.
Alex was born on Independence Day and just celebrated his 12th birthday this year.
He has lived in foster homes for half of his life and has overcome developmental disabilities.
In his spare time, Alex loves playing video games and eating anything chocolate.
He loves animals of all kinds and has a passion for fun.
Like most boys, he loves super heroes.
"Batman, Spiderman, Captain America, Thor,” Alex said.
While at school, he says he is getting in shape to be just like Superman.
“Sit ups, push up, like crunches where you put your knees up like sideways and back,” Alex said.
He says he dreams of the day he can be adopted and find a family.
"I take a dog and a mom and dad and a little brother," Alex said. "With my new family, I'd like to play with my dad catch."
Those small joy-filled moments we take for granted mean the world to Alex.
"Cuz I want to be adopted and I want to try to help people," Alex said.
If you want to adopt Alex call (405) 767-2955.