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NPR Hosts a Discussion on the Realities of Foster Parenting


In response to a blog post titled “What Foster Parents Wish Other People Knew,” National Public Radio’s Talk of the Nation recently aired a conversation about stereotypes and misconceptions that foster parents confront. With guests Michelle Burnette, a foster parent of more than 40 children over 15 years, and Dale Margolin Cecka, a professor at the University of Richmond School of Law, host Celeste Headlee talks about the realities of foster parenting.

Listen or read the transcript of the broadcast, “The Foster Care System: What Parents Wish We Knew.”

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