Kid Connection: Eli

TCL's Kelli Hanson introduces us to Minnesota kids who are available for adoption. She likes to take them places where they can just have fun and we can get a glimpse of their real personalities. She brought 10-year old Eli to Leonardo's Basement – a place in Minneapolis where all you have to do is let your imagination run free and play.

Kid Connection: Rory

Twin Cities Live is all about Food, Fashion and Fun. But there's one thing we don't want you to think we're forgetting, and that's Family. And family is why we bring you our Kid Connection series. Meet 7-year-old Rory who shared with Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson why having a mom and a dad is important. And in turn, Kelli was able to...

Kid Connection: Thelma

15-year-old Thelma loves to cook and bake and has even been known to make dinner for a crowd. But this young girl, whose friends call her "Telma" wants that kitchen to be in a permanent home, with a mom and a dad. TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson introduces us to Thelma in this Kid Connection.

Kid Connection: Sharice

Sharice is a 16-year-old, soon to be Junior in high school and all she wants is a fresh start. This young woman has big plans for her future which include helping people. But what she wants most of all is a mom, dad and older siblings. Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson took Sharice to the new Minneapolis Sculpture Garden at Walker Art...

Kid Connection: Taniyah

Twelve year old Taniyah got up close and personal with the kangaroos at the Minnesota Zoo – in spite of her bad leg! Kelli Hanson brought her to the new exhibit at the zoo to get to know her a little bit better. Taniyah really wants a mom in her life and preferably older siblings.