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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 Amairani1996 — Aug 9, 2016

So far, being an All-Star has been a valuable experience. For the first time I have been given the opportunity to be an independent young adult. This internship has been preparing me in a variety of ways; including moving out before the end of this... 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 Cody Rivera — Aug 7, 2016

Prevention services could have kept my sibling and I from ever being separated from our mother, 12 years ago. With that said, I would like to offer a few ideas of preventative services to you that I believe would have helped my family from ever... Read more

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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