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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

Imagine cracked pavement, small broken down houses and chain linked fences. Then imagine a middle schooler walking alone to the school up the road on his first day. instead of...

How do you give to somebody without taking away their dignity? This is a question I've been asking my self all summer, but have yet come to a conclusion on...

Today I leave for our great capital, D.C. I leave right after I the Senate Caucus on Foster Youth. I cannot tell you how amazing this is going to be...

Some times I ask myself weather or not what i do makes a difference. Iether in my own life, or in my advocacy work, it's something that has always made...

On December 17th, 2009, Senators Chuck Grassley from Iowa and Mary Landrieu from Louisiana announced they will be forming a Senate Caucus on Foster Youth. It's exciting news, particularly because...

It’s been a minute but don’t worry I’m still here. Tonight I was thinking and reflecting on my time as an All-star and several words pop up in my head...

On this day, 15 years ago I was blessed to be adopted by Germaine and Charlie Brown along with my two older siblings, Roxann and Richard. What really makes this...

Adoption

Hey guys I'm back!!! Hope you missed me because I have LOTS to talk about. Last week a couple of us went to a conference in Bandon, Oregon and it...

I typically spend summer away from home and am never really homesick. However, I always know it is going to come around the Fourth of July. Sure enough this year...

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