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Baltimore’s Child: Foster Parents Care for Children with Special Needs
Ten years ago, Erica Carter was working at the Children’s Home, a group home for youngsters with emotional and behavioral issues in Baltimore County, when one of the young residents became very attached to her. “She kept asking to live with me,” Carter, of Baltimore, recalls.
Carter took in the girl as a foster child. Eventually, the girl reunited with her biological family, and Carter figured she was done with foster parenting. Boy, was she wrong. Read more...