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By shannonsymonds — Mar 28, 2018

ENTER BY: Monday, April 20, 2018. Are you a writer, artist, or performing artist who has been in foster care? Submit a short essay, poem, artwork, or a video (or any other creative work) and share your story, your opinion, or your recommendations -... Read more

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By Victoria Marie Myers — Aug 10, 2016

There wasn’t anything that could have prevented me from entering foster care, but there were dozens of services and people that definitely could have made life in foster care a lot easier for my family and I. Some of the major struggles I went... Read more

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By Amairani1996 — Aug 9, 2016

In my opinion, if I had these preventions I would have had a better experience in the foster care care system. After I entered the foster care system I was treated like I was not normal. Instead of being able to move on from my horrible past... Read more

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By Aliyah16 — Aug 8, 2016

Starting when I was three years old, DCFS (Department of Children and Family Services) was called on my mom a total of eight times. When I was 14, we were finally offered family therapy, my family therapy never worked because it didn't feel right,... Read more

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By Amairani1996 — Aug 2, 2016

I believe life is what you make of it. My name is Amairani Morales. I was born in Mexico City in the town of Distrito Federal. I moved regularly during my childhood; I always thought it was exciting. I was able to live in different states, meet... Read more

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By FC Steve — Mar 16, 2011

On Thursday, March 10th, two young people from foster care 2010 FosterClub All-Star Charlie McNeely and 2007 FosterClub All-Star Jojo Murdock had an opportunity to testify in front of the US Senate Committee on Finance about their experiences in and... Read more

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By Celeste — Oct 19, 2010

From Nick News with Linda Ellerbee : “Foster Care: A Reality Check,” premieres Sunday, October 24th, at 9 p.m. Eastern and Pacific time. “We don’t have parents that were able to take care of us,” Starr says. “That’s not our fault... Read more

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By iToby — Jul 23, 2009

Hey there everyone. So basically lately I feel lately that I have started not only making friendships to last a lifetime, but I have a new found family. I may not have the opportunity to stay in contact with my biological family, but is it bad for... Read more

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By Staciejc — Jun 17, 2009

Yesterday us All-Stars had our first transition panel with real people. As in real people I mean it was no longer presenting to the fellow All-Stars. I was so scarred at first but afterwords the impression we left was an amazing one. I never thought... Read more

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By kitarea — Jun 14, 2009

Hello again!! I hope you are all enjoying reading our blogs and getting to know us. We are so excited to meet you all and share experiences to hopefully inspire you all. Just a little bit about myself: I entered the foster care system in Colorado at... Read more

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