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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

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By lilrocker392 — Jul 30, 2016

It’s been 3 weeks into the All-Star experience and it has been passing by really quick! The experience has been challenging and intense for me personally. I am an observant introvert. I am not the best at public speaking but trying to push myself as... Read more

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By Aliyah16 — Jul 29, 2016

My experience here has been amazing. I have learned so much stuff I can bring back to my county. The food here is really good, everyone is really nice, and everything is convenient. The workshops are very informational and my favorite part is... Read more

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By Kenzi Kitchin — Jul 27, 2016

When I get the question what do you want the world to know about you It makes me sit back and question everything about, Kenzi…. to me, I would be described as faithful and true So humble you'd never see me driving a Bentley Lost and tossed for... Read more

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By Kenzi Kitchin — Jul 27, 2016

When i get the question what do you want the world to know about you It makes me sit back and question everything about, kenzi…. to me, i would be described as faithful and true So humble you'd never see me driving a bentley Lost and tossed for... Read more

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By ellenajones029 — Jul 27, 2016

Keep working to find a reliable and supportive adult. There are people who are willing to care and love you. It may seem difficult to find that person you can call when you are in trouble or talk to about your day. But like any relationship it takes... Read more

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By lilrocker392 — Jul 22, 2016

Writing a blog is not something I have much experience with but who says you cannot try! My name is Sabrina Petrie and I am 24 years old. I spent 5 years in New York state’s foster care system. I am currently majoring in History at the State... Read more

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By Tubaman05 — Jul 22, 2016

My first time in care was during third grade, attending Mustang Public Schools. I bounced around inpatient facilities due to lack of foster homes and fear of liability for my yet-to-be-trained kinship home after roughly six months in care. After... Read more

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By mskelton — Jul 18, 2016

I’m not sure writing only one blog entry about my experience during this internship will quite do it justice, but I’m going to try! My idea of what I thought the internship was going to be like and what it was actually like was definitely a bit off... Read more