The Kirkwood Call

Issues: being a foster child in America

Issues: being a foster child in America

Bridget Killian, editor-in-chief

October 21, 2018

There are 437,465 children in foster care in the United States. Of these children, 36 percent are over the age of 10, according to the Administration for Children and Families, and children over the age of 10 are 50 percent less likely to get adopted based on a study done by Lutheran Family and Chi...

Home is where the heart is

Home is where the heart is

Cece Hensley, features writer

May 15, 2015

Amber cannot help but ask herself if any of the 20-year-old men she sees in public could be her biological brother. She knows he is out there but does not know his name or his whereabouts. They were separated when Amber was 2 years old, after being adopted by different families. Although she has questions...

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