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How Foster Care Changed My Life

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An encounter that has definitely changed my life was when I came to my second foster family which is where I am now. Three reasons how it changed my life is because I am now taking college classes, I have a job to better my future, I learned how to be more responsible and take care of myself. I came to my second foster family when I was around 16 years old, and I didn’t know what to expect. I didn’t know what foster care was going to be like until I have been here for like 3 or 4 years. Foster care is not that bad as I thought and it taught me many things since I’ve been in Foster Care. If I wasn’t in foster care, then I would not be able to go to college because my mom would not be able to pay for college for me so I can get a good education. I say this because, I know my mom wanted me to get an education but she knows that the foster system will help me go to college. I am proud that I am able to go to college and better my education. I have told myself that I would not quit college if it gets too hard because I would ruin my education. I would not be able to go to college if I wasn’t in foster care and I don’t want to give up on my education like I wanted to before. I have a job now since I been in foster care and this job …show more content…
I would not be able to go to college if I wasn’t in foster care and I don’t want to give up on my education like I wanted to before. I still want to become a teacher when I grow up and since I am working at a daycare, it will help me learn new things that I don’t know yet. Sometimes working can be tough, but it’s worth getting some money and getting some experience when working with kids. At this moment, I feel like I am more responsible than I used to be and I can take care of myself still. I am glad that I am in a wonderful foster family that loves me and help me go to college and make my future

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