Find A Family Special Report (NBC33 VIDEO)

By Kent Hormann - NBC33

May 8, 2014 Updated May 8, 2014 at 11:05 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (NBC33) - There is a growing need for foster parents in Allen County, as well as surround counties. As of the first quarter of 2014, over 4,800 children were in need of foster homes, over 300 in Allen County alone.

In his two – part series, Find a Family, Kent Hormann examines how the legal system protects children who are in a troubled environment and he speaks with some dedicated and caring foster parents who have stepped up to give kids in need a stable and loving home. Plus, he talks to a young man who came through the system as a foster child and is now living a stable and productive life.

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