Boy, 4, found in NY toy store four months ago, still waiting for his family

August 1996
Jet;08/12/96, Vol. 90 Issue 13, p17
Highlights the plight of Jonathan Adams, a four-year-old boy from North Carolina, who was abandoned at a Toys R us store in Brooklyn, New York city on March 21, 1996. Absence of claims from relatives; Adaption to foster care.


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