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Amairani Morales spent 5 years in Oregon's foster care system Amairani entered the Oregon Foster Care system at the age 14 due to an unsafe living environment. After entering care, Amairani moved multiple times in different foster homes. After three years, she found a place she could call home. During high school, Amairani was involved in cheerleading for 3 years. As a result, she overcame her fear of speaking in a foreign language. She graduated from Lapine High School in 2015. After high school, she continued to live in her foster home while enrolled in college. Currently, Amairani is waiting for her Visa to attain U.S. citizenship and pursue her life goals. Amairani plans to double major in Counseling and Fitness in her college studies... Read more

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Amairani Morales spent 5 years in Oregon's foster care system Amairani entered the Oregon Foster Care system at the age 14 due to an unsafe living environment. After entering care, Amairani moved multiple times in different foster homes. After three years, she found a place she could call home. During high school, Amairani was involved in cheerleading for 3 years. As a result, she overcame her fear of speaking in a foreign language. She graduated from Lapine High School in 2015. After high school, she continued to live in her foster home while enrolled in college. Currently, Amairani is waiting for her Visa to attain U.S. citizenship and pursue her life goals. Amairani plans to double major in Counseling and Fitness in her college studies... Read more

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Victoria spent 2.5 years in Minnesota's foster care system. Victoria entered the foster care system at the age of 15, in the middle of her sophomore year of high school. She lived in a relative/kinship placement home for a year before she was sent away. She found a permanent foster home and stayed with that family for a year, until she reached 18. She is currently in extended foster care and living independently at the age of 18. Victoria will be attending the Minneapolis Career and Technical College, in her home of Minneapolis, Minnesota to work on her general associates and then transfer to the 4-year state university, the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities to earn her bachelor's degree in Communication Arts/Design. Victoria likes to... Read more

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Victoria spent 2.5 years in Minnesota's foster care system. Victoria entered the foster care system at the age of 15, in the middle of her sophomore year of high school. She lived in a relative/kinship placement home for a year before she was sent away. She found a permanent foster home and stayed with that family for a year, until she reached 18. She is currently in extended foster care and living independently at the age of 18. Victoria will be attending the Minneapolis Career and Technical College, in her home of Minneapolis, Minnesota to work on her general associates and then transfer to the 4-year state university, the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities to earn her bachelor's degree in Communication Arts/Design. Victoria likes to... Read more

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Sabrina spent 5 years in New York's foster care system. At age sixteen, Sabrina dealt with difficult circumstances that succumbed to kinship and foster care for five years in upstate New York. After kinship care that lasted six months, she entered 3 placements in 3 towns. Sabrina was able to overcome the odds of transition and graduate high school. She was very adamant in going to college and she was able to make that happen. Sabrina went to St. Lawrence University through Higher Education Oppertunity Program (HEOP) for 2 years and transferred to SUNY Potsdam through the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) to become a Community Health major then switched her major to History. Sabrina is currently getting ready to be in her last semester... Read more

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Sabrina spent 5 years in New York's foster care system. At age sixteen, Sabrina dealt with difficult circumstances that succumbed to kinship and foster care for five years in upstate New York. After kinship care that lasted six months, she entered 3 placements in 3 towns. Sabrina was able to overcome the odds of transition and graduate high school. She was very adamant in going to college and she was able to make that happen. Sabrina went to St. Lawrence University through Higher Education Oppertunity Program (HEOP) for 2 years and transferred to SUNY Potsdam through the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) to become a Community Health major then switched her major to History. Sabrina is currently getting ready to be in her last semester... Read more

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Kenzi spent 2.5 years in Idaho's foster care system. Kenzi entered Idaho’s foster care system right before she turned 16 years old due to unfortunate circumstances With no legal guardian available for Kenzi and her five siblings, they were placed into the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Foster Care System. During the two plus years they spent in foster care, Kenzi and her siblings were fortunate enough to be placed together in one home. Five days shy of her 18th birthday, their grandmother adopted Kenzi and her siblings. During her high school career she received a varsity letter, was honored by the Eagle/Garden City Rotary Club and Star Scholars. She also became involved as one of the original members of the Idaho Foster Youth... Read more

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Kenzi spent 2.5 years in Idaho's foster care system. Kenzi entered Idaho’s foster care system right before she turned 16 years old due to unfortunate circumstances With no legal guardian available for Kenzi and her five siblings, they were placed into the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Foster Care System. During the two plus years they spent in foster care, Kenzi and her siblings were fortunate enough to be placed together in one home. Five days shy of her 18th birthday, their grandmother adopted Kenzi and her siblings. During her high school career she received a varsity letter, was honored by the Eagle/Garden City Rotary Club and Star Scholars. She also became involved as one of the original members of the Idaho Foster Youth... Read more

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Joseph Johnson spent 3 years in Montana's foster care system. Joseph lived 4 years with his mother, father and his little brother. A rift between his parents caused Joseph and his younger brother to move to Forsyth, MT with his grandfather. Shortly after settling in, Joseph and his brother moved again. Moving from town to town was natural to Joseph and his family. His parents took turns taking care of Joseph and his brother; this process went on for more than a decade until his biological mother ran away to Texas. Overall, Joseph has moved approximately 20 times in the state of Montana. Fearing separation from his little brother, Joseph dodged CPS for almost six years. After that, he called his grandmother and uncle and requested for them... Read more

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Joseph Johnson spent 3 years in Montana's foster care system. Joseph lived 4 years with his mother, father and his little brother. A rift between his parents caused Joseph and his younger brother to move to Forsyth, MT with his grandfather. Shortly after settling in, Joseph and his brother moved again. Moving from town to town was natural to Joseph and his family. His parents took turns taking care of Joseph and his brother; this process went on for more than a decade until his biological mother ran away to Texas. Overall, Joseph has moved approximately 20 times in the state of Montana. Fearing separation from his little brother, Joseph dodged CPS for almost six years. After that, he called his grandmother and uncle and requested for them... Read more