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By arokeson — Jul 6, 2015

When most people see my sisters they see a reflection of me. Both of my sisters have the same skinny arms, nerd glasses, and pale skin that I have. But more importantly, my two younger sisters reflect my personality. They both love to learn, are... Read more

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By Ryan Cummings — Jul 8, 2014

SIBLING REUNIFICATION This has had to of been one of the best experiences in my advocacy career and in my life as well. Camp To Belong was held at the Silver Creek National Park from June 23rd through the 28th this year and I can't begin to describe... Read more

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By Speak-Easy92 — Jun 9, 2011

This is my college essay. I have been very hesitant to put it online but enjoy it, respect it, and learn from it. As I broke open the fortune cookie that I had received from my mother, I pulled out the little crinkly piece of white paper and read... Read more

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By Speak-Easy92 — May 31, 2011

It’s been about fifteen years since I last had any contact with my brother Jarel. For the life of me I couldn’t remember what he looked liked or even the last time we spoke, but last week on the 25th of May he entered my life again. While at work I... Read more

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By FC Steve — Sep 8, 2010

Over the course of 4 meetings in Washington DC this summer, Over a dozen FosterClub All- Stars had the opportunity the meeting senior Congressional staffers in order to provide their perspective on how the Senate Caucus on Foster Youth can help... Read more

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By Isaiah — Dec 7, 2009

in my marriage and family class i talked about adoption. I thought it was very hard for me because when that word comes up flags and barriers comes up. I know as a fosterclub all star doing the getting solid material/presentation it is like adding... Read more

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By FC Steve — Nov 11, 2008

I screamed out my sister’s name, tears cascading down my face, reaching for her out-stretched arm. But my four-year-old hand slipped from her fingers. My drunken biological mother was pulling me back inside the house, while my dad yelled for my... Read more

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By FC Steve — Oct 5, 2008

In the U.S. today, there are more than 500,000 children living in foster care. Georgia alone has more than 14,000 children and young people in the foster care system. My brother and I were two of them. Before we entered foster care, I used to clean... Read more

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By Celeste — Aug 3, 2008

My brother was everything to me. I wish we had stayed together. By Jeremiyah S. Growing up, my brother and I were known as the twin towers. We're both very tall and we both played basketball. Lots of times we'd play together, and... Read more

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By Celeste — Aug 3, 2008

My brother was everything to me. I wish we had stayed together. By Jeremiyah S. Growing up, my brother and I were known as the twin towers. We're both very tall and we both played basketball. Lots of times we'd play together, and while I'm good, he'... Read more

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