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Kids in Foster Care During the Holidays

Kids in Foster Care During the Holidays

Christmas is a special time with family and friends for most people. It means great food, gift giving, parties, and seeing family. There are many children sitting in institutions not knowing if they will see family, have a special dinner, or receive a gift. I was one of those children for most of my childhood. I remember looking out the window wondering if I would ever have a family and what it would be like. I wondered how long the pain was going to last. This is the hardest time of year for these kids. Although it does get better, I’m now 39 and it’s still the hardest time.

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