Transcript for 9-year-old boy in foster care receives thousands of adoption submissions
Finally tonight here, America strong. The boy and his wish. Tonight, 9-year-old Jordan from Oklahoma and his wish. Jordan has spent six years of his life in foster care. While being interviewed by a local TV station, asked what he'd want if granted three wishes. Jordan simply answered, family. Family, family. Those are the only wishes I have. To have a family. To call mom and dad. Or just mom. Or just dad. Jordan's words going viral. Jordan's welfare specialist at the Oklahoma department of human services telling us the response has been overwhelming. We're not used to having this kind of a response, honestly. This has been huge. They have now had more than 10,000 inquiries from families across the country to become Jordan's forever family. Tonight, they are pouring through the applications. We want to make sure that we give this the best opportunity to be successful as possible for him. This evening, Jordan one step closer to his wish. And of course we'll stay on Jordan's story. That wish is going to come true. And we hope the same for so many children. We'll see you tonight on ABC news live and at 1 I'm Greg, I'm 68 years old. I do motivational speaking in addition to the substitute teaching.
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