Brothers hoping for a family to adopt them together - Fox 2 News Headlines

Brothers hoping for a family to adopt them together

Posted: Updated:
Brothers Octavion, 12, and Victor, 10, are hoping for a family to adopt them together. Brothers Octavion, 12, and Victor, 10, are hoping for a family to adopt them together.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (WJBK) -

If there is one thing twelve-year-old Octavion knows about it is basketball, and his favorite team is the Pistons.

He wants to play someday, but in the meantime he would love to teach his ten-year-old brother Victor all about the players and the game.

The only thing Octavion loves more than basketball is his little brother. He was happy they both got to share a special visit recently to The Palace of Auburn Hills.

"Octavion... loves basketball. With the right family and guidance and support, he's going to do great things with his dreams. He's got big dreams, and he's not stopping anytime soon," said Shelby Davis from St. Vincent Catholic Charities. "Victor does really well in school, a really smart, intelligent kid. He's artistic, very funny kid."

The two brothers have been through a lot in their lives and they only have each other. That is why it is so important to them to be adopted together.

"I think it's important to have a brother to teach you stuff, teach you what not to do," Victor said.

These two brothers have no one else, so they cling to each other like a life raft afraid if they let go, they will drift apart forever.

They have a lot of love to give, and they are hoping to find a special family who will keep them together.

"My mom, she told me to always stay with my brother," Octavion said. "I kept that promise, and I never want to break that promise because I want to keep my word."

To learn more about Victor and Octavian or any of the children in Michigan that are looking for a place to call home, contact the Michigan Adoption Resource Exchange at 800-589-6273.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Rescue mission offers second chance to those who need it most

    Rescue mission offers second chance to those who need it most

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:39:11 GMT
    Mark Jones whips up a quick house salad with bacon, and he does it with pride.Not long ago -- he was homeless and living in a shelter. Now, thanks to Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries -- he has big news to share."I just got hired in on the 21st," Jones said.A full time job cooking in the kitchen at Cornerstone Bistro in Highland Park. He completed a 12-week training program which includes passing the state certification exam. And the 48-year-old has plenty of specialties."I cook lasagne, gumb...
    Mark Jones whips up a quick house salad with bacon, and he does it with pride.Not long ago -- he was homeless and living in a shelter. Now, thanks to Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries -- he has big news to share."I just got hired in on the 21st," Jones said.A full time job cooking in the kitchen at Cornerstone Bistro in Highland Park. He completed a 12-week training program which includes passing the state certification exam. And the 48-year-old has plenty of specialties."I cook lasagne, gumb...
  • Recycled car program helps those in need

    Recycled car program helps those in need

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:16:24 GMT
    "Life has been a struggle for me since I was little," said Debra Gregory. "(It) continues to be very hard." For years, abusive relationships and a string of domestic issues kept Gregory from owning her own car and moving forward. But today all that changed -- thanks to charitable organizations like 1-800 charity cars.Gregory was chosen by the charitable organization which works with the National Auto Body Council's Recycled Rides program to donate vehicles to those in need."I can go to the do...
    "Life has been a struggle for me since I was little," said Debra Gregory. "(It) continues to be very hard." For years, abusive relationships and a string of domestic issues kept Gregory from owning her own car and moving forward. But today all that changed -- thanks to charitable organizations like 1-800 charity cars.Gregory was chosen by the charitable organization which works with the National Auto Body Council's Recycled Rides program to donate vehicles to those in need."I can go to the do...
  • Undercover agents at murdered Armada teen's funeral

    Undercover agents at murdered Armada teen's funeral

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:07:12 GMT
    A community, clad in pink, gathered Friday for the funeral of the murdered Armada teen, April Millsap.
    A community, clad in pink, gathered Friday for the funeral of the murdered Armada teen, April Millsap.
Powered by WorldNow

WJBK-TV | Fox 2
16550 West Nine Mile Rd.
Southfield, MI 48075

Main Station: (248) 557-2000
Newsroom: (248) 552-5103

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices