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The Supreme Court recently issued a 7-2 decision on the Brackeen v. Haaland case, fully affirming the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and dismissing all arguments against...

Adoption
Family relationships
Permanence
Sibling separation
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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There are great trees filled with leaves that are very beautiful, gorgeous, and precious. Each leaf is shaped uniquely, and it is astounding to notice how, although they are each...

Sibling separation
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People say, “brothers are forever." That they will, “always be by your side, no matter what.” Of course that's what they say; it's just hard to believe. It's hard to...

Family relationships
Sibling separation
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“Just give it another try.” I heard it many times. Sibling visits were something I despised. My siblings had been precious to me in the moment of removal from our...

Sibling separation
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Sibling (noun) - A partner in crime; an individual who holds your secrets. This is a definition I wish I would have been able to connect to. A wise person...

Family relationships
Sibling separation

When most people see my sisters they see a reflection of me. Both of my sisters have the same skinny arms, nerd glasses, and pale skin that I have. But...

Sibling separation

SIBLING REUNIFICATION This has had to of been one of the best experiences in my advocacy career and in my life as well. Camp To Belong was held at the...

Sibling separation

This is my college essay. I have been very hesitant to put it online but enjoy it, respect it, and learn from it. As I broke open the fortune cookie...

Sibling separation

It’s been about fifteen years since I last had any contact with my brother Jarel. For the life of me I couldn’t remember what he looked liked or even the...

Sibling separation

Over the course of 4 meetings in Washington DC this summer, Over a dozen FosterClub All- Stars had the opportunity the meeting senior Congressional staffers in order to provide their...

Sibling separation
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