Monroe Martin on IMperfect Attendance

By Monroe Martin III

“It was either stay at home and watch my foster mom scrape bunions off her feet and snap peas and watch daytime TV, or go to school and cheat off the Indian kids. I got perfect attendance and honor roll!”

Comedian and former foster youth Monroe Martin riffs on how school attendance can be a struggle for many foster youth while also riffing on how school was more fun than his foster home in his second video for Children’s Rights Fostering the Future campaign.

Published on May 13, 2017 as part of Children’s Rights’ “Fostering the Future” campaign. The opinions expressed herein are those of the blog author and do not necessarily represent the views of Children’s Rights or its employees. Children’s Rights has not verified the author’s account.