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Bobby looking for someone to 'do stuff with'

•Who: Bobby

•Age: 9

•Where: Brainerd

•Interests: Bobby is an active young man who likes to race his bike at the BMX track, go bowling, swimming, fishing, and in the winter time he likes sliding down an icy hill. There is a softer side to Bobby that is expressed through art, board games, and conversation.

•Personality Traits: Bobby is a fun-loving, artistic, active, friendly, and happy nine-year-old.

• Current number of children waiting for partners: 26 boys; 20 girls. Bobby lives with his mother and his brother. Bobby’s father is not around much because he lives out of state. Bobby says he would like a partner to “do stuff with.” When prodded about what type of activities Bobby would like to do with his Kinship Partner, his response was biking, fishing, board games, and to try new things. Bobby would benefit from an active man who would be able to introduce him to new experiences.

Did you know that Kinship Partners serves families in Crow Wing and Cass counties by providing positive role models to youth from the ages of 5 to 14? We have offices in Brainerd, Pequot Lakes, and Crosby.

For more information about Kinship Partners or any of the children on our waiting list, call (218) 829-4606, (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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