Listen to this great reflective interview with Doris Laurenceau a woman who grew up in foster care, got adopted unsuccessfully as a teen, became Director of Permanency at a residential treatment center and advocates very strongly for the adoption of teens, and she, herself, will be adopted again in the near future in her mid-thirties. Doris personifies the statement that “one is never too old to be adopted.” She also speaks to the power and importance of having an adoptive mom who she did not even meet until she was a grown adult who helped her get through a very difficult divorce. This was a re-airing of a teen talk episode hosted by Anni Keane and Aileen Rosario that originally aired in late February of 2008.
- Anita and Linda DeSantis Share Their Adoption Story
- Yaridania Betancourt – Making life better for youth in care.
- Helping Children Love Themselves and Overcome Their Negative Belief Systems with Heather Forbes
- Entered Foster care at 17 and aged out at 21 with Desiree Moore.
- Fostering Hope with Nathan Ross
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