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Kinship Keeps the Family Bond

By Shaniqua C.

I've been in kinship care ever since I was born. Kinship care is pretty much the same as foster care except that...

Entering foster care
Family relationships

Kids have a right to see their parents in prison. By Linda R. One of the toughest parts of having a parent locked up is that many kids only get...

Family relationships

My brother was everything to me. I wish we had stayed together.

By Jeremiyah S.

Growing up, my brother and I were known as the twin towers. We're both very...

Entering foster care
Family relationships
Sibling separation

A New Home From On Their Own By Martha Shirk and Gary Stangler The following story is taken from the book On Their Own, a new book that tells the...

Entering foster care

I Was Wrong About Group Homes

By Eric E.

Living without your parents is not easy, especially if you're living with people you don't know. Before I went into a...

Entering foster care
Independent living

Monica's Story From On Their Own By Martha Shirk and Gary Stangler The following story is taken from the book On Their Own, a collection of stories about young people...

Entering foster care
Family relationships

“I was born in San Francisco, California, USA, planet Earth, February 24, 1955” Jobs told the Smithsonian in an interview. His birth mother was single and in the 50’s, young...


Most fans got to know Eric La Salle as Dr Benton on the TV medical drama ER, but he has been involved in many dramatic projects. Eric has worked on...


Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925 in Omaha Nebraska. His parents were Earl and Louise Little. His mother was preoccupied with raising eight children, his father...


Bruce Oldfield is a royal dress designer, known for his evening gowns for the Royal Family of England including the late Princess Diana. He has also designed for other famous...


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