Foster Children Share What Living In Foster Care Means

If you’ve never been a foster child, you can’t know what it’s like.

Denalee Chapman November 24, 2016

If you’ve never been a foster child, you can’t know what it’s like. But these few heartfelt statements gives us a tiny glimpse. Being a foster child is scary, at the least. But it’s possible, through the efforts of good people with large hearts, for that fright to disappear and love to seep in.

“People just don’t understand how great the need is,” says one foster father. Where do these children go when they’re removed? If not to our home, where? Too often they are placed into group homes or bounced from place to place. Being a foster parents gives these innocent children a chance to live, to grow, to learn and to be loved.

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Denalee Chapman

Denalee is an adoptive mother, a motivational speaker, a writer, and a lover of life. She and her husband have adventured through the hills and valleys of life to find that the highest highs and the lowest lows are equally fulfilling. Book Denalee to speak to your group, or find Denalee's writings, including her books on her website at

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