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The Memories of My Rape Won't Leave Me. By Anonymous It wasn't my fault. That's what people say. Still, it haunts me every day. I wonder all the time, what...

Entering foster care

Beating the Bullies Abuse made me angry. I took it out on others and myself. By Miguel A. I've had an anger problem for a long time. It has included...

Mental health
Well-being

This story is taken from a blog post by Lupe, a FosterClub All-Star. The Holidays: When Things Get Rough I don't know about you guys out there, but, the holidays...

Mental health
Well-being

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...

Education

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...

Education

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...

Adoption
Entering foster care
Family relationships
Independent living
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