16-year-old Joe lived in foster care for six years. He became a foster child at the young, impressionable of eleven. It was a long, hard road to adoption. Joe was on A Place to Call Home when he was 13. He had the "second" best day of his life playing catch with a professional football player. When he met his future parents, they immediately knew they were meant to be a family. Grab some kleenxes before you watch their success story! If you would like to learn more about foster care and adoption, please call the Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition at 1-800-FOSTER3.
Place to Call Home: Joe
About six in ten children we feature on A Place to Call Home find forever families, but sometimes the impact of the day also leaves a life long mark. Photojournalist Joe Eickmeier shares how both rang true for 16-year-old Joe.