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By FosterClub — May 14, 2008

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 really be taking me to lunch and giving me... Read more

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By FosterClub — May 14, 2008

A Young Alumni's Perspective of the Holidays I love the holiday season! I start listening to Christmas music a few weeks before trick-or-treaters scout their neighborhoods for candy in their Halloween garb. Some say I’m crazy for... Read more

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By FosterClub — May 14, 2008

Saved by the System By Tara T. A lot of people do nothing but complain about the foster care system. Even though I sometimes complain too, I also know that foster care has made a big difference in my life... Read more

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By FosterClub — May 14, 2008

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 you are placed with a relative instead of a... Read more

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By FosterClub — May 14, 2008

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 occasional visits-if you get any visits at all. In New York, for instance, regulations... Read more

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By FosterClub — May 14, 2008

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 tall and we both played basketball. Lots of times we'... Read more

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By FosterClub — May 14, 2008

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 who are aging out of the foster care system. The following... Read more

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