In 2007, former foster youth came Home for the Holidays to Washington D.C., to remind our parents, the federal government, about the need to foster connections to success.

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Participants traveled from states including Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina and Ohio, to draw attention to a holiday – and a time of year - that is often filled with disappointment for the 513,000 children currently in the nation’s foster care system.

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On Thanksgiving Day 2007, foster care alumni celebrated Thanksgiving Dinner on the steps of the United States Capitol...

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