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That's what it's about. I loved my job. Was very pationate about helping foster kids. Since my accident it's become apparent that I may never be able to work in that field again so what better way to still be involved than to open our home to kids who need a safe place to lay their head.
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Update time. We still have the girl we took in last march. She'll likely be with us till she's 18 at least. We also began fostering for the agency I worked for(they normally wouldn't allow an employee to foster but since I'm not likely to ever return to work they allowed it). We took in a 7 yr old boy in October from that agency. He has 3 sisters. We had always said 6 would be our max(our 4 plus 2 fosters). Call us crazy but we're considering the possibility of adding a 7th child. The younger sister of our foster son is in need of a home. We believe that as f'd up the parents are, the children shouldn't have to suffer and should be together at all costs whenever possible. We're trying to figure out how to shoehorn another bed in here.
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Update time. We still have the girl we took in last march. She'll likely be with us till she's 18 at least. We also began fostering for the agency I worked for(they normally wouldn't allow an employee to foster but since I'm not likely to ever return to work they allowed it). We took in a 7 yr old boy in October from that agency. He has 3 sisters. We had always said 6 would be our max(our 4 plus 2 fosters). Call us crazy but we're considering the possibility of adding a 7th child. The younger sister of our foster son is in need of a home. We believe that as f'd up the parents are, the children shouldn't have to suffer and should be together at all costs whenever possible. We're trying to figure out how to shoehorn another bed in here.
Brian, you and your wife are two of the most generous and caring people I know.
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Brian, you and your wife are two of the most generous and caring people I know.
Thanks. We're just trying to do our part to help those less fortunate. Children shouldn't have to worry about being separated from their siblings. They shouldn't have to worry about where they will get their next meal and where they will sleep at night.

Oh.....we also have a sponsor child over in Africa. We get updates letters pictures etc.
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Update time. We still have the girl we took in last march. She'll likely be with us till she's 18 at least. We also began fostering for the agency I worked for(they normally wouldn't allow an employee to foster but since I'm not likely to ever return to work they allowed it). We took in a 7 yr old boy in October from that agency. He has 3 sisters. We had always said 6 would be our max(our 4 plus 2 fosters). Call us crazy but we're considering the possibility of adding a 7th child. The younger sister of our foster son is in need of a home. We believe that as f'd up the parents are, the children shouldn't have to suffer and should be together at all costs whenever possible. We're trying to figure out how to shoehorn another bed in here.
God you and your wife are the best!
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You'll figure out where to put another bed.
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