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Positive, energetic role model needed for 6-year-old boy

Meet Christian, a spirited and happy 6-year-old from Brainerd who is waiting for a mentor.

Christian lives with his mom and older brother and sister. Christian’s brother has a Kinship Partner mentor; his mom has appreciated firsthand the benefits of having another positive role model in a child’s life.

Not only is Christian active and talkative, he describes himself as “silly and funny”. He enjoys all kinds of activities: swimming, dancing, singing, bike riding, football, basketball and wrestling. He would like to learn how to water ski and maybe horseback ride someday.

Christian has a medical condition that affects his eye sight but it does not hold him back. He would need extra instruction and supervision on more complex activities.

Kinship Partners serves families in Crow Wing County, southern Cass County and the Staples/Motley area by providing positive role models to youth from the ages of 5 to 14. We have offices in Brainerd, Pequot Lakes, Crosby and Staples.

For more information about Christian or any of the kids on our waiting list, call 218-829-4606, toll free at 877-730-5437 or visit our website at

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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