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The Real Deal on Gangs By Anonymous Bloods, Latin Kings, Crips. It seems as if we can't go at least one day without the topic of gang violence or murder...

Family relationships

The Day My Best Friend Found Out

By Ebony

It was fifth period. I couldn't wait to leave Mrs. Foller's fourth grade English class. The bell had just rung for...

Entering foster care

Me and My Mentor

By Tara B.

Hey guys and girls! This is the high yellow, big mouth, funny writer who always comes correct with the facts. Coming at ya...

Entering foster care

How Party Boy Cleaned Up His Act A Former Foster Kid Describes Life After the System. By Linda R. When you meet John Michaels today, he seems like he's going...

Entering foster care

The Miseducation Of Foster Youth When group home teachers expect the worst By Ja'Nelle E. When I went to high school in the group home, our curriculum consisted of watching...


How Care Can Help or Hurt Our Education By Natalie K. I was in the 7th grade when my single mother died and I was put into foster care. Before...


Could I Be Another Mother's Daughter?

Agencies across the country want to get more teens adopted. When it was my choice, I wasn't sure. By Natalie K.

"Wow, can they...

Entering foster care
Family relationships
Independent living

Don't Label Us By Giselle J.

For as long as I've been in foster care (which is about four years), I've been faced with comments like, "You're in foster care...

Entering foster care

A Young Alumni's Perspective of the Holidays I love the holiday season! I start listening to Christmas music a few weeks before trick-or-treaters scout their neighborhoods for candy in their...

Family relationships

Saved by the System By Tara T. A lot of people do nothing but complain about the foster care system. Even though I sometimes complain too, I also know that...

Entering foster care
Family relationships

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