I am a by-product of everything that is right with foster care. I want to give hope to those who still need hope, and shine a light where there needs to be light.
I swore I would never look back.
She was alone again, and felt it.
It felt like I was thrown to the wolves.
I feel like a lost soul.
The child welfare system worked for me.
I wish I knew my baby brother.
I lived in 12 placements while in foster care.
Child welfare reform is so urgent and necessary.
I remember when surviving felt like a chore.