Personal Narrative: A Career In Foster Care

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An event in my life that has helped shape me as a person would have to be when my family started doing foster care. When I was in 6th grade we got our first set of foster kids. Luckily enough we were able to adopt them. From then on we have had two other sets of kids who either went back to their parents or switched foster homes. Each set of kids brought wonderful new meanings to my life. Being involved in foster care has made me a more caring and compassionate person. It also taught me to more responsible and accepting of others. If my family had never started doing foster care I would have never realized how much I love helping kids, which is why I have decided to pursue a career in Child Psychology. Seeing the trauma some kids have to endure

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