The topic of foster care was the subject of Our America with Lisa Ling on OWN last week. The show focused on Los Angeles but the circumstances, scenarios and families could have been anywhere in the US. Ling reported that there are half a million foster kids in this country and an estimated 24,000 of them age out of the system at 18 every year.
Heartbreaking. Tragic. Sad. Yes. Yes. Yes. We need solutions. Clearly.