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Faith...

By JJ — Oct 28, 2008

Wassup People... I struggled with my faith ever since I was a young child. My bio parents always told me about God, that I should fear Him. That He was the creator of this universe and that His son, Jesus Christ died on the cross for all of our sins... Read more

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Adoption

By FC Steve — Oct 27, 2008

Circumstances leading up to adoption are often puzzling and hard to understand for the child involved. Many kids wonder about their biological family and why their parents didn’t keep them. If you’ve been adopted it is important that you talk to... Read more

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Growing up and Branching Out

By Katie — Oct 24, 2008

I have my memories. My past. Most of which I would rather not have gone through, but the reality of it is- its who I am. My past affected my present and will affect my future, therefore, it's apart of me. Despite a hard childhood, I breathe easy... Read more

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Maintaining Your Cultural Identity

By FC Steve — Oct 24, 2008

I was raised as a Chinese American speaking Cantonese fluently and some Tosanese with my grandma. When I entered foster care at the age of 12, I was no longer my own person. I was told by others on how I should act and behave based on their cultural... Read more

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Recommended Reading List

By FC Steve — Oct 23, 2008

The books below are good reads about foster care from the youth perspective. They might be about someone's foster care experience, about the system, or maybe just written by someone who was in the system at some time. Foster Girl: a Memoir, By... Read more

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Thank Congress for Passing Legislation to Reform the Nation's Foster Care System

By FC Steve — Oct 22, 2008

Both the House and the Senate have acted unanimously to pass the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoption Act. Thank Congress for Passing Legislation to Reform the Nation's Foster Care System by clicking here... Read more

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Bio-family

By FC Steve — Oct 13, 2008

Most young people who enter foster care have experienced abuse or neglect by a biological parent. Despite this fact, most young people will return to live with a biological parent once the home situation can be made safe and “reunification” is... Read more

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