Gabriel is a talkative, animated teen with a great smile. He is not shy when meeting new people and quickly engages in conversation. He describes himself as kind, respectful, sweet and funny. Gabriel, 14, enjoys learning and has strong academic skills; he shows leadership skills in school and can be a good role model to his peers. Gabe helps out with chores around the house and is interested in getting a job so he can save money. He likes all kinds of sports including basketball, football, lacrosse and hockey. A family for Gabriel would provide patience, consistency and lots of positive attention.

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