Nobody Defended Me
The writer endures sexual abuse by her uncle until she blurts the truth out to a teacher. Her mother does not rise to the occasion. [read more]
Nobody Defended Me
  Choosing Who I Let In Choosing Who I Let In

Zakkiaya's biological family neglects and abuses her. It's not until she enters a group home that she find "sisters" and a caseworker "Mom." [read more]
  Ms. Fox: Her Work Changed My Life
Marlo writes about an education specialist at his residential treatment facility who encouraged him to apply himself and get to college. [read more]
Ms. Fox: Her Work Changed My Life
  Writing My Own Script Writing My Own Script

Tenaja's religious parents can't accept that she's gay and she goes into foster care, where she manages to create a safe space where she can be herself. [read more]
  Life Interrupted
Three teens remember their first days in care. [read more]
Life Interrupted
  Getting Back My Heart Getting Back My Heart
Alienated from his mother, Daniel falls into a life of drugs and petty crime, and ends up in foster care. But through regular visits their relationship improves, and Daniel is preparing to return home. [read more]