Tiesha Davis

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Age 19, 14 years in Colorado’s foster care system. While in care, Tiesha moved between 20 treatment centers, detention centers, and foster homes. After 2 failed adoptions, the third time was a charm. Her 3rd adoption was finalized on August 31, 2009 at age 18. Tiesha graduated from high school... Read more

Kayla VanDyke

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Age 18, 9 years in Minnesota’s foster care system. Kayla entered into foster care when she was four years old. She went back to live with her birth family three years later before reentering care at age thirteen. Kayla has lived in seven different foster homes and attended ten different... Read more

Jeremie Brown

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Age 20, 14 years in Ohio’s foster care system. Jeremie and his 2 siblings entered the foster care system when he was 5. After being placed with an abusive family member, he was placed in several temporary homes, attending 6 middle schools and 6 high schools in 3 different states... Read more

Janessa Senter

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Age 21, 2 years in Iowa’s foster care system. Janessa entered the Iowa foster care system at the age of 14 years old. Her placements included youth shelters, group homes, and several foster homes over a short period of time. Janessa is very proud foster care alum and is now... Read more

Cherie Olivis

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Cherie spent 13 years in foster care Brief Biography: Cherie Olivis is currently a student at Slippery Rock University studying Health Service Administration with a minor in Non-Profit Management/Leadership. she was placed in foster care because her mother had an addiction to drugs. Cherie's years in foster care consisted of... Read more