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This Mother’s Day, Think About Foster Care

As Mother’s Day approaches, I’ve been thinking about a boy I once wanted to have in my family.

I had been his doctor for a few years before he was placed in foster care. He was curious, charismatic, funny and very smart. I used to think he’d either make a really successful CEO or a really successful drug dealer. The difference will be who cares for him, and how.

That’s why, when he was bounced from home to home, I started thinking about being his foster mother.

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