Striiiife and Chaos!! Striiiiife and Chaos!!; Boot Camp or Juvenile Detention

Fifteen kids, three instructors, countless miles of Appalachian Trail, hundreds of miles in a stinky van, and 182 miles of Georgia rivers. Hopefully this will be just one of several Stories from a Former Foster Kid that I’ll be sharing. This story takes place just after one group home, and just before my entry into foster

My Foster Care Story: Trouble Brewing: A Visit to the Children’s Psych Ward

Astoundingly, I was not the recipient of any electro-convulsive therapies, or even any drugs. They simply kept me there for a thirty day evaluation period, at the end of which, it was declared, by some nameless authority, that there was nothing wrong with me, and I was sent home, angry at my mother.