I Am a Foster Child

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    I have been in foster care

    since i was 7 I was at home with a sitter because my parents were on a date night then they never came home they were killed in a car crash so far I've been in 5 homes I never stay for long I don't do anything wrong I just switch homes. The longest I've stayed anywhere is three...
    portland123456789 portland123456789
    16-17, F
    5 Responses Mar 27, 2014

    How I Was Put In Foster Care

    I guess I'll start from the beginning. Its not the most traumatic or emotional story ever told, but its mine and I'm struggling through it every day. I'm going to say some things that I feel uncomfortable saying, specially in the beginning, but to get the full picture you're...
    Olafmortinson Olafmortinson
    16-17, M
    1 Response Sep 1, 2012

    I now live in a foster home they are

    so over protective I'm being suffocated I can't stand it
    Sarahsworldofpain Sarahsworldofpain
    18-21, F
    Mar 8, 2014

    Life Of Hell

    From the day I was born I was a "foster child." The difference with me was I lived with my biological parents until I was 11 and 24 day. That was went my mom past and I couldn't live with my dad. Both my parents were a bit mentally delayed. My dad more then my mom. So when my mom...
    Teenmommy16 Teenmommy16
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 28, 2013

    All In A Day

    Running around Not a care in the world Laughing with friends A little girl of 8 As I walk home I saw on the street A stranger stood, with my mum A tear down her cheek A tickle in her throat We were escorted home Where more strangers stood A flood of confusion A box I was given...
    smalllady222 smalllady222
    1 Response Apr 13, 2013

    I Remember

    I remember my birthparents who loved me, and cared for me, but left me for the life of crime and drugs, leaving me to be judge by their actions I remember the first foster care and how they threw glass plates at me, and hit my head I remember the third ones whod constantly yell...
    onelittlecat onelittlecat
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Oct 9, 2013

    Pretending To Be A Happy Family...

    i dont really remember but when i was 4 years old, my father died from a drug overdose. my mum was devastated ever since and never been quite the same, she turned to drugs for help... some help they are.. not realising that it would affect her too, and me. one day, when i was...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Nov 25, 2011

    Finding Foster Kids Past And Present.

    I have a facebook page i just started and have no idea how to advertise it and i found this site. My page is for foster kids past and present that can come talk, vent, share experiances, and offer sdvice to other fosters that are in need to talk to people with similar experiances...
    kennyk85 kennyk85
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 6, 2013

    Here Kitty Kitty

    We are strays, all of us. The cat everyone feels badly for but not badly enough to take on. Not badly enough to include without prejudice. We will always be " the foster". In the same way someone proudly boasts about " rescuing a stray". The owners get rewarded for...
    Waitingtodrown Waitingtodrown
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 10, 2013

    I Have Been For 2 Years

    I was placed in  foster  care  2  years ago  and  switched from 1  home  to  another  for  6 months  then a  wonderful woman took me in and I  have been with her every since.If it  wasn't  for her I...
    narikeesosa narikeesosa
    13-15, F
    1 Response Aug 21, 2009

    I am getting adopted later this month by my

    amazing foster parents! I love them and my foster siblings who will soon be my adopted siblings! I have been with this family for 5 years and I couldn't imagine being with anyone else! :)
    cameron18boi cameron18boi
    18-21, M
    Jun 12, 2015

    No One Wanted Me Anymore.

    That's it. That's all. That's how I ended up in care. I was the unwanted, someone to shout at, someone to abuse, someone to hurt. Then when I took a stand, I was thrown out then taken back then ran away. Until eventually, I was just trouble, unwanted hassle and no one wanted to...
    elpatitofeo elpatitofeo
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 14, 2013

    I miss my real mom even

    though I've never met her
    bfab1998 bfab1998
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 13, 2014

    Because I Spoke

    I told them about my dad. They took me away. They took my brother away. I was glad to be away from my dad. They put me in foster care, my brother in a different one. There just wasn't room in any home for two kids. I visit my parents whom I call Mom and Dad. I visit my brother...
    boowashere boowashere
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Jun 2, 2011

    So, no matter how much my life has changed

    for the better, how any friends that I have, how awesome my parents are, it was t always this easy for me. Growing up, I had a lot of issues to deal with, with my drunken parents constantly fighting with each other and me always being afraid. When I was 7, I was placed into...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Sep 8, 2014
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