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the day my best friend found out

By FosterClub — May 14, 2008

The Day My Best Friend Found Out By Ebony It was fifth period. I couldn't wait to leave Mrs. Foller's fourth grade English class. The bell had just rung for lunch. As I raced to the closet to get my coat and my book,... Read more

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Me and My Mentor

By FosterClub — May 14, 2008

Me and My Mentor By Tara B. Hey guys and girls! This is the high yellow, big mouth, funny writer who always comes correct with the facts. Coming at ya with an article dedicated to those childcare workers who take their time with children who have no... Read more

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How Party Boy Cleaned Up His Act

By FosterClub — May 14, 2008

How Party Boy Cleaned Up His Act A Former Foster Kid Describes Life After the System. By Linda R. When you meet John Michaels today, he seems like he's going to get wherever he wants in life. Even if there's a brick wall, he'... Read more

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The Miseducation of Foster Youth

By FosterClub — May 14, 2008

The Miseducation Of Foster Youth When group home teachers expect the worst By Ja'Nelle E. When I went to high school in the group home, our curriculum consisted of watching movies such as "The Elephant Man" and coloring or drawing. We rarely did... Read more

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How Care Can Help or Hurt Our Education

By FosterClub — May 14, 2008

How Care Can Help or Hurt Our Education By Natalie K. I was in the 7th grade when my single mother died and I was put into foster care. Before then, I usually did very well in school, and this tragedy did not stop my good school performance. My... Read more

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Could I Be Another Mother's Daughter?

By FosterClub — May 14, 2008

Could I Be Another Mother's Daughter? Agencies across the country want to get more teens adopted. When it was my choice, I wasn't sure. By Natalie K. "Wow, can they really be taking me to lunch and giving me authentic jewelry... Read more

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Don't Label Us

By FosterClub — May 14, 2008

Don't Label Us By Giselle J. For as long as I've been in foster care (which is about four years), I've been faced with comments like, "You're in foster care? You don't look like someone in foster care!" or "Awe, sorry to hear about it,"... Read more

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