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Saturday, August 24, 2019

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My wife and I are elderly (age 81 and 79) adoptive parents of a young man of special needs. He is 32 years old. He suffers from a disorder in the autism spectrum.

He is high functioning, friendly and socially charming.

He resides in a group home and attends day programs in which he functions well and has many friends. Although he is physically able, in good health and intelligent he is not able to pursue gainful employment.

We are devoted to him as is he to us. He is dependent upon us to provide the loving attention he craves.

Unfortunately, there is no extended family.

Our health is declining and we fear that when we are no longer here he will be an orphan.

We are hopeful of finding a person who is willing and able to develop a long standing loving relationship with him that will fill the lonely emptiness that he will face due to our departure. If interested or you may know of someone, please email us at: [email protected]

Jerry and Harriet Terdiman