“I want a chance to grow up in a family I never had,” Oklahoma teen searching for permanent family

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OKLAHOMA CITY - A teenager with a love for superheroes and giving to those in need is looking for a family of his own.

Daniel is 13 years old and loves superheroes like Batman and Superman.

He's also a fan of real-life heroes and is even thinking about becoming a police officer when he grows up.

"I think it's good, so we don't have any more Osama Bin Laden issues or like the bombing in Paris that happened a little while ago,” Daniel said.

In addition to superheroes, Daniel is also a big fan of sports like skateboarding and basketball.

He said he enjoys playing basketball at his group home, where he lives with 12 other boys.

"There's this one staff that comes, and he always comes outside and plays 21 with us," he said.

At school, Daniel loves to read, write and learn about Greek mythology.

"Poseiden, Hades, Aries, Hara, a bunch of others, Dionysus," Daniel said.

He has been in DHS custody since he was just 8 years old and is ready for a family.

"I want a chance to grow up in a family I never had," he said.

If you're interested in adopting Daniel, or learning more about the adoption process, DHS would love to hear from you.

Call them at 405-767-2955.

Visit www.okdhs.org for more information on adopting a child.