The Importance Of Children In Foster Care

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The word “foster” means to nurture or encourage. When a child gets put into foster care it is because a parent or caregiver is unwilling or not able to properly care for their child by providing them food, shelter, and safety (Libal 17). This might look like a parent not being at home with their kid(s). Kids get put into foster care for reasons like abuse, neglect, or sexual abuse. There are about 428,000 children in foster care by 2016 ( Libal 19). The kids are the ones who have the most impact in this situation. People need to take a stand by helping the kids because when kids are in foster care it is not a easy transition for kids especially when they are a teenager and they know their parent(s). Kids are very fragile when it comes

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