More than 10,000 families want to adopt orphan Davion Only
DavionNavar Henry Only, 15, was born in prison, raised in foster care, and lives in a group home with 12 other boys. He has never had his own room or felt wanted. Last spring, after discovering that his birth mother had just died, he determined to find someone to adopt him.
He first shared his quest with the Tampa Bay Times in a front-page story Oct. 8. It told of his visit to St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, where his caseworker had arranged for him to take the pulpit.
In her 28 years working with foster kids, Connie Going said, she had never known one who wanted to put himself out there like that. To risk being rejected.Again. "I know God hasn't given up on me," Davion softly told the congregation. "So I'm not giving up either."