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what's next? a look at life after bonding takes place

As a parent of adopted kids I found myself wondering far too much, why? Why did my kids have to endure so much so early in life? 1,017 more words

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Support growing to extend foster care until age 21

A proposal to extend foster care until the age of 21 is gaining traction in Ohio.

Kids currently age out of the system at 18, but social workers, and children’s advocacy groups say that can be a difficult transition. 21 more words

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Camellia Network Supports Youths Who 'age out' of Foster Care

It was the decision to attend a New Year’s Eve party in San Francisco 13 years ago that led Isis Dallis Keigwin, CEO and co-founder of the Camellia Network, to provide life-lines for teens aging out of foster care. 86 more words

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Lakota Child Foster Care Crisis

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has included South Dakota’s persistent and alleged illegal seizure of Lakota children in a report it is scheduled to present to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland in August. 43 more words

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Heroes of the Week: My Home, Your Home Volunteers and Staff

Founded in 1989, the nonprofit My Home, Your Home (MHYH) was developed to help improve the foster-care system of Milwaukee. MHYH offers four programs to foster children and (when applicable) their families. 132 more words

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Last name

Little Man is starting preschool in a few weeks. I was filling out his paperwork tonight and of course had to write his full name several times. 43 more words

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You can help end cruelty to circus animals

Exotic animals suffer in circuses

Around the world, the plight of animals in circuses is increasingly heard. National, regional and local governments in at least 30 countries have already banned the use of exotic or all animals in circuses. 507 more words

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