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

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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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Tayia reviews the TV show This Is Us, which features a family that decides to foster a child. She notes how things can go wrong even when people have the best intentions. (full text)
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S.G.'s birth parents lost custody of her and her brother because they sold drugs in a gang. S.G. kept up with her brother after they went to separate homes and is heartbroken when he too joins the gang. (full text)
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At 28, former Represent writer Natasha has tried all kinds of living situations. A cooperative group house suits her the best. (full text)
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Julia writes about her observations of gender roles and sexism in society, and explains why she considers herself a feminist. (full text)

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