Is There Light At The End Of The Foster Care Tunnel?

Photo: PEXELS As I headed into the Texas Union for the first session of the 2016 Texas Tribune Festival I experienced simultaneous feelings of anticipation and dread. My feet dragged slower and slower as I walked into the Santa Rita Room for the session on “Fixing Foster Care.” Foster care, adoption, and how children interact with the court system have been of interest to me for a long time. I had become interested in the system from a young age from talking to a friend about being adopted, and listening to my mother on the phone with a parent...

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