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Carlin Isles

By Ryan FC — Aug 19, 2016

Carlin Isles (born November 21, 1989) is an American rugby union and rugby sevens player. Isles plays for the United States national rugby sevens team . Isles had been predicted as the fastest rugby player in the world. Childhood Isles and his twin... Read more

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How Support Changed My Foster Care Story

By Tubaman05 — Aug 14, 2016

Unlike many, I never had someone treat me less than due to my status as a foster youth. However, I did have people look at me differently- just not in the way you would think. I have always been expected to succeed, regardless of my situation, being... Read more

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My Competitive Edge

By Cody Rivera — Aug 12, 2016

No one has ever told me directly that I would not, or could not, do something because I was a foster child. However, what many individuals have done to me in my life is express my situation as an excuse for why I could not or would not do something... Read more

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There Is More To Life To Prove

By lilrocker392 — Aug 12, 2016

There have been countless times where I was told I could or could not do something due to my status as a foster youth. I was not one to have low expectations and standards of myself but others have had that intention. There have been certain things... Read more

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The 8 Letter Word - Normalcy

By Brittney Barros — Aug 12, 2016

Normalcy. Normalcy was something I was told I couldn't have because of my status as a foster youth. And there was so many aspects of this term that I lacked because of being in foster care. It was something I struggled with almost every day and it... Read more

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Prevention

By Victoria Marie Myers — Aug 10, 2016

There wasn’t anything that could have prevented me from entering foster care, but there were dozens of services and people that definitely could have made life in foster care a lot easier for my family and I. Some of the major struggles I went... Read more

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Simone Biles

By Ryan FC — Aug 9, 2016

Simone Arianne Biles (born March 14, 1997) is an American artistic gymnast. Biles is a three-time world all-around champion (2013–15), three-time world floor champion (2013–15), two-time world balance beam champion (2014, 2015), four-time United... Read more