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By Laticia — Jul 6, 2015

This weeks topic; Statistics show us that LGBTQ youth are over represented in foster care. With the SCOTUS ruling of marriage equality, in your opinion what impact could or should this have on the foster care industry? I think that this ruling of... Read more

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By ezekiel adekolu — Jun 30, 2015

The All-Star experience has been one long and interesting journey. I've learned so much about my personal self, my mental self, and my emotional self. And I also have learned a lot about my fellow All-Stars, we all come with our own baggage and our... Read more

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By Laticia — Jun 29, 2015

In one week I will be able to let the little things go... Growing up I never had this option. I always felt like I was the head of the household. I took a big part in making sure all my siblings woke up on time, brushed their teeth, ate their... Read more

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By eridiaz — Jun 29, 2015

In one week at FosterClub, I can experience times of organization and structure to immediately the opposite. One of the main challenges I have endured during this internship with FosterClub, has been learning how to function even when everything... Read more

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By Sternm1 — Jun 29, 2015

In one week, I can achieve almost nothing. However, in a week you can begin to achieve almost ANYTHING. It takes a lot more than just a week to truly achieve anything you want to. That is something I have struggled with for some time. When presented... Read more

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By JacobC — Jun 27, 2015

In a week, I can travel to a different state to help facilitate a conference for juniors and seniors in high school and transitioning future freshman in college. I can look at a hundred or so youth with a hundred or so unique stories of neglect,... Read more

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By Isaiah15 — Jun 26, 2015

Hello Readers, I sit here thinking "What is it I can do in one week?" but what comes to mind is not relevant. Before this internship my life was very grey in my eyes. I would wake up and just go through the day in auto pilot. I wouldn't apply myself... Read more

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By JacobC — Jun 12, 2015

“I see now the circumstances of one’s birth are irrelevant. It is what you do with the gift of life that determines who you are.” -Mewtwo For a majority of my life I have been in situations... Read more

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By arokeson — Jun 12, 2015

I was in fourth grade when I started to realize that my family wasn’t normal. In school one day, we had a presentation about abuse. A nice lady came and talked to our class about the warning signs of abuse and what you should do if you feel unsafe... Read more

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By Laticia — Jun 8, 2015

I have been involved in advocating for myself and other foster kids for four years now. Because of this I looked at myself as a pro when it came to public speaking, I mean I could stand up and tell my whole life story to anyone who cares to listen... Read more