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By ellenajones029 — Aug 7, 2016

Foster Care is not the easiest of events to live through. I find that on any given day I reflect back on my many hardships re-evaluating how I could have improved on an array of traumatic events. However, when I started this internship at FosterClub... Read more

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By Brittney Barros — Aug 7, 2016

Preventative services could of saved my family and I from being torn apart by the foster care system. Before being taken into state custody, we were homeless for nearly seven months. Seven months of living outside, in dirty motels, couch surfing,... Read more

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By lilrocker392 — Aug 4, 2016

To have a different perspective about preventive measures, I felt foster care was the most appropriate placement for me because my mother and extended family were not able to give the support and needs in order to be successful as a child. It can be... 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 Tubaman05 — Aug 1, 2016

We have had many different forms of foster care over time, spanning from orphanages, to half-way-esk homes, to the Orphan Trains, to indentured servitude, to group homes, and all the way to families. One thing that has always -- and still -- remains... Read more

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By RoyceMarkley22 — Aug 1, 2016

As a blogger and someone who uses social media as a platform to advertise myself, strategic sharing -when on the internet- is very important to me. Although my social media accounts double as business and entertainment, I still find it incredibly... Read more

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By Cody Rivera — Aug 1, 2016

So far, my three and a half-week experience as a FosterClub All-Star has been one of the most fulfilling and impactful moments in my life to youth in foster care. Specifically, my time spent with the other All Stars in the office and at our duplex... Read more

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By Tubaman05 — Jul 31, 2016

My All-Star experience has been a little different than I thought it would be which I think (overall) has been for the betterment of myself. See, I live alone, prefer to do homework alone, and even go to the movies alone. My spontaneous Friday night... Read more

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By Brittney Barros — Jul 31, 2016

Brittney Barros, after living with neglect, entered her first time in care at the age of 11. After struggling for a long time, her mom finally regained custody of Brittney and her siblings. Watching her mom beat drug addiction and getting a stable... Read more

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By Brittney Barros — Jul 31, 2016

Living with 12 other people between the ages of 18-24 who are all from a different state who have also experienced foster care can be very very very interesting. Being an All Star means you have to live with your coworkers in a three bedroom house... Read more