Elbert Wilson, age 21, 21 years in Kentucky's foster care system

 

Elbert was born into Kentucky’s foster care system where he spent 21 years in states care. He grew up with the polished truth that his mother was a severe alcoholic and unable to take care of him or his siblings. Throughout his childhood of being moved from different homes throughout the state, he was fortunate to remain with all his siblings. At the age of 12 he was adopted and after four years of an unfortunate and abusive adoption he was placed back into care. Entering Neccos Independent living program at 19, Elbert received his G.E.D and began taking college courses at Bluegrass Community and Technical College. Elbert plans on continuing his education and majoring in social work. Elbert now serves on both Kentucky Youth Leadership Council and Kentucky Foster Care Council, as an advocate and voice for foster youth. Elbert is a marathon runner, writer and... foster kid.

 

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I am so proud of you. It

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I am so proud of you. It has been wonderful to watch you grow over the last few years in to the person you are now. I feel blessed to have been a part of it. Always remember that you have touched so many peoples lives and what an amazing person you are. Jennifer

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Your story touched my heart.

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Your story touched my heart. I think it is wonderful that you are helping others find their way. If only the world had more people like you. You are an amazing person and I am very blessed to have met you. Keep reaching up. God is smiling down on you! Wishing you many blessings as you continue your walk. Love and Prayers, Glenda

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Ur awesome

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Ur awesome

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