World Wide Wednesday, January 21, 2015

iStock_000003621765_LargeIt’s World Wide Wednesday! Here’s what’s news in the world of foster care and adoption around the web:

  •  Life after foster care: Mentors help teens prepare. “Having someone to love you and all that stuff — I don’t get that.”

    Felix Louis Rivera Medina spoke with a shrug, a matter-of-fact gesture about his life. He is 18 years old and about to age out of Brown County’s foster care system. He has never had a stable home, has been in and out of jail, has no contact with his parents. (Continue reading.)

  • Helping adopted children cope with grief and loss. Adoption involves loss. Resources in this section can help families understand and help their adopted children deal with the loss and grief associated with adoption.
  • Adoption at the Movies. “Annie”

Have news you’d like to share? Please post in our comments!


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