There are so many things to love about 15 year-old Alyssa. Her warm heart and desire to make a difference in the lives of others are two that stood out most to us. Alyssa told us, "I'm kind hearted, outgoing, funny. I guess a great person to be around. And her case worker adds... "She's respectful and respectable." Traits that will take this young lady far in life and we hope she'll have a forever family at her side each step of the way. "I want to be a nurse or an anesthesiologist, this has always been my dream and to save someone's life and just help one person or more,'' she says. And her adoption specialist has dreams for Alyssa too, "...for her to be able to be happy and have a family that loves her as her own. "Just people that will understand me and love me," Alyssa says.