The youth-written stories in YCteen give inspiration and information to teens in foster care while offering staff insight into those teens’ struggles.

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Former Foster Children (3 found)
Note: These stories are from Represent and its sister publication, YCteen, which is written by New York City public high school students.
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A former foster youth talks about how reaching out for support and connecting with others who grew up in care helps her as an adult. (full text)
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A former foster youth, now 28, shares his advice for healing and growing as an adult, including therapy, art-making, yoga, and positive friends. (full text)
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Maya has been in therapy for years, but has had a hard time finding a therapist she feels comfortable with. (full text)

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