Video: Foster Teens Need Encouragement and Role Models

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Denalee Chapman May 08, 2015

For most foster teens, all that is needed is encouragement and role models, to ensure success in life.  Too many, having been abandoned or removed from all they know, have no clue that college is actually an option for them. 

When opportunities are presented, when kids realize they have people who believe in them, and when they think there’s a chance at success these youth step up.  They begin to believe in themselves, and they start to dream again.  As hope replaces despair, as ambition replaces ambivalence, success is the result.  Foster teens turn into responsible youth.

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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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