Markeshia, born June 2001, is a pleasant, smart child with much potential. She is not afraid to ask questions. Markeshia socializes well with both adults and children and enjoys sharing with others the lessons she has learned in life.

Markeshia loves sports, music, and shopping. While all sports appeal to her, she enjoys gymnastics and volleyball best. She has also taken piano lessons and performed in recitals. Markeshia enjoyed practicing for her recitals and showed great dedication.

Markeshia also enjoys attending church. She wishes for a Baptist family who will continue to teach her about God. She would also prefer to be the youngest child in either a two-parent or single-parent, female-headed household. Markeshia has a baby brother with whom she would like to maintain contact.


Heart Gallery Alabama's mission is raising awareness, educating the public and finding forever families for children in foster care in Alabama.

Heart Gallery fulfills its mission through partnerships with award-winning, professional photographers who donate their time and expertise to capture each child's individual spirit.

Every child needs a loving supportive family to help him become a successful and happy adult. HGA hopes that promoting the adoption of these children will be successful so their dreams of being part of a family can become a reality.

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