Facts About Foster Care

 

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  Facts About Foster Care  
Many famous people were cared for in loving foster homes.
More than 500,000 children in the U.S. are currently in foster care. Alanzo Mourning - NBA superstar
  Babe Ruth - baseball hero

Forty percent of youth in foster care are teens, many of whom need families. Dr. Ruth Westheimer - renowned psychologist and author
   
Over 60% of children adopted from foster care are adopted by foster families. Malcolm X - civil rights leader
  Willie Nelson - country musician
About 20,000 youths leave care every year at age 18. Many without the means to go to college or without a family to help them.

Ice T - musician and movie director
  John Lennon - musician
  Marilyn Monroe - movie star legend
25% of the Nation's homeless were foster children.    
     
 
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