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By KaylaCarmen — Jul 1, 2016

First of all I spent nine and a half years in Vermont's foster care system. During those years my case stayed in the Newport, Vermont Department of Children and Families (DCF) district office. I also moved throughout the state while I was in care... Read more

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By Lindsaybriese — Jul 1, 2016

I think we can all agree that as foster youth, we have to jump through additional hoops to achieve our goals. We have to take the long way in doing things that give our friends minimal trouble. However, going the great lengths to get your financial... Read more

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By mskelton — Jul 1, 2016

Hello everyone! So I spent my time in care during my late elementary and middle school years. As you might agree, this time of life is crucial for youth to really begin figuring out who they are and what they want to be about. You can't necessarily... Read more

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By edie — Jun 30, 2016

I have been told me multiple times that I would not be able to study abroad or do Independent Living while in my dorm at school. This really limited my options because at the time studying outside of the United States was one of my biggest goals. I... Read more

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By Lindsaybriese — Jun 27, 2016

When I found out about Foster Club, I was overwhelmed with curiosity. Ever since I became an All-Star, I have found that I have learned something new and useful about Foster Club and how much it will benefit me as a person as well as an advocate... Read more

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By Cristal Ramirez — Jun 24, 2016

Hello people! Before anything else, I would like to share with you all about how I heard about FosterClub because there has to be a beginning to everything right? So my Freshmen year of college I received an email that informed me about the... Read more

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By mskelton — Jun 24, 2016

Hello everyone! I want to start my blogging journey by talking about opportunities. Throughout my entire college career, searching for the right kind of opportunity to get a solid foot into the real world was difficult from the beginning. I knew in... Read more

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By KaylaCarmen — Jun 24, 2016

Hello everyone! I’m Kayla. This year I was selected to be a 2016 FosterClub All-Star. When I got the phone call that I had been accepted it was a jaw dropping experience. I was speechless, excited, and most importantly couldn’t wait to jump in and... Read more

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By donr92 — Apr 7, 2016

Looking back to when I became an All-star 5 years ago and another 10 years ago to when I entered foster care, many lessons have been learned, the hard and not so hard way. At 24 I've really started to understand the importance of having fruitful and... Read more

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By ricky15 — Jan 15, 2016

I aged out of care at the age of 19. One of the biggest struggles I faced after exiting foster care was figuring out what to do with my spare time. I know it sounds odd, but I just spent the last 3 years of my life with very little, if any, ability... Read more

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