A Place to Call Home: Destry

In today's "A Place to Call Home", Destry visits the St. Louis Zoo. 5 On Your Side photojournalist Joe Eickmeier shows us what he thought of the new Grizzly Bear Exhibit!

Eleven-year-old Destry loves animals! His trip to the St. Louis Zoo left him grinning ear to ear. This sweet young man has been in care for almost five years. He is ready to celebrate his next birthday with a forever family. This animal lover also has a little wish. He would like to spend the day at a family fun center! If you would like more information about becoming part of Destry's life or granting his little wish, please call the Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition at 1-800-FOSTER3 or visit ksdk.com. And you can make the holidays brighter for kids like Destry by granting a little wish. Now through December 20, you can pick out the perfect gift for children in foster care. More than 37-hundred kids are waiting for their wishes. Just visit foster-adopt.org and grant one today!

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A special thank you to the zoo for showing Destry the new grizzly exhibit. Now is the perfect time to visit the zoo for this year's Wild Lights! It's a great way to ring in the holidays. For more information on days, hours, and cost, visit stlzoo.org.