Pros And Cons Of Moving Out Of The Foster Care System

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Imagine coming home from school on your 18th birthday and you’re told that you have to move out immediately with no warning. What would you do? Think about it. At 18 you would have to move out with no money, no car, and absolutely nowhere to go. I cringe at the thought of this happening to me now at 21 much less at the age of 18 and while I was still in high school. But for teenagers that are aging out of the foster care system at the age of 18, this can potentially be a real life scenario for them. I volunteer once a month for the Obion County Foster Care Association. Basically, I help watch over roughly around 25 to 30 foster kids while their parent’s undergo a mandatory meeting. If you sit down and talk to a teenager who is currently in
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