In 2005, my little brother, Josh, and I were placed in foster care. My mother relinquished her parental rights shortly thereafter and now lives in Texas. She has struggled with alcoholism for many years and even though I no longer speak to her, I do still love her.
Josh was adopted in 2010 and he now lives in a small town in New York. Since I was older, I was never adopted and I moved to Georgia in 2009 to attend college.
Click the “Placement Timeline” link above for a detailed assessment of where we have lived.
Contact me: firstname.lastname@example.org
I tell my story to inform, to inspire, and to show other foster children that they’re not alone.
I’ve been selected to present at the TEDxUGA event on March 22! I am absolutely honored to be given the opportunity to speak at such a high-caliber event. This is my chance to re-brand the image of foster children - to show society that we’re more than just “wards of the state.” We’re fighters…we’re leaders…and it’s time for our story to be heard.
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