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8-Year-Old Endured Horrific Abuse Before Mom and Boyfriend Beat Him to Death: Witnesses
Society & Culture  (tags: Antelope Valley California, child abuse, death, social service, foster care, family, children, ethics, law, sadness, safety, society, crime, violence )

Carrie
- 29 days ago - rawstory.com
Sworn testimony revealed that he was forced to eat rotten food, feces and his own vomit. He was repeatedly locked in a tiny cabinet with a sock shoved into his mouth to muffle his screams.
Five Lakota Tribes Take Historic ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: Lakota Tribes, Obama, foster care, indigenous rights, South Dakota, Child Welfare Act )

Nancy
- 79 days ago - youtube.com
Thank you for helping us achieve another milestone in restoring basic rights and sovereignty to Lakota tribes in South Dakota, and a special thanks to A Positive Tomorrow, the experts who got us there. We are now one step closer to implementing foster-
Stop South Dakota From Profiting Off Stolen Children ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, Native American, foster care, protection )

Cher
- 1057 days ago - forcechange.com
Every year 700 Native American children in South Dakota are removed from their families and placed in nonnative foster care. Child Care Services is intended to protect children from abuse and hostile home situations.
American Indian Children Faring Poorly in Foster Care
Society & Culture  (tags: child, children, foster care, society, news, americans, culture )

Cal
- 1918 days ago - indiancountrytoday.com
Of the approximately 500,000 American youth in foster care, Native American kids are faring among the worst, according to youth advocacy and policy experts.
Mental Health Experts Enlisted to Help With Children of Polygamy Sect
Society & Culture  (tags: USA, TX, polygamy, sect, children, child safety, child abuse, kids, mental health, foster care, professionals, healthy children )

K. A.
- 2350 days ago - cnn.com
Texas officials bring in professionals to work with kids from polygamous retreat. Kids indoctrinated to fear outside world. Authorities worry about cultural adjustment of living with foster families.
A Real Home for Christmas
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, heartwarming, foster care, adoption )

Brian
- 2461 days ago - nj.com
14-year-old adopted by Newark family after years in foster care.
Our Foster Youth Need Support Until Age 21 / Sen. Boxer Proposes Bill to Change Federal Laws
Society & Culture  (tags: youth, foster care, children )

Larry
- 2600 days ago - sfgate.com
For most young people, graduating from high school marks an important step forward in their life as young adults. For Sara, an 18-year-old in California's foster-care system, it resulted in a step back into her abusive past.
Boy's Tragic Story May Bring Foster Care Reforms
Society & Culture  (tags: foster care, child abuse, children, abuse, murder )

Teri
- 2691 days ago - daytondailynews.com
Officials from Ohio state, county and local agencies agree the death of 3-year-old Marcus Fiesel was not in vain. Marcus died after being left bound in a closet at the home of Liz and David Carroll Jr. Aug. 4, 2006, while they went on a weekend trip.
   

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