foster care

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foster care

The care of individuals who cannot live independently (such as children, homeless families, or frail elderly people) in a group or private home.
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Two days before killing her foster mother, Njoki had sent her pastor, Mr George Gichure Mwangi, a text message saying she was angry and would kill someone."I now prefer having the devil I know than a fake angel ungrateful parents I will make my parents' life hell on earth.
Scholars interested in nineteenth-century America and Eastern Europe, Jewish identity, Am Olam, migration, Diaspora, communism, and utopian ideals might benefit from Stepmother Russia, Foster Mother America.
Keyes, a foster mother in Brimfield who has three foster children ranging from infant to school age.
Washington, November 9 (ANI): Photos of a teenage Marilyn Monroe as a model and a letter that she wrote to her foster mother will be up for auction next month.
"The foster mother rushed in and found her trying to feed the baby with a bottle.
THE remarkable 93-year-old Miss Muriel Richards, of Honley, former house foster mother at Fieldhead children's care home at Lindley run by the former Huddersfield Borough Council, has sent us more of her reminiscences and photos.
A BOY of 14 held a sharp knife at the throat of his foster mother, a youth court was told yesterday.
Fuelled by "frightening" amounts of lager and whisky, he then went on a two-week rampage in which he: Slashed his foster mother's tyres and punched his foster father in the face; Was Tasered after threatening police with a pool cue; Threatened to kill his cousin and burn down his grandparents' house; and Threatened his foster mother with a pool cue while wearing a Halloween mask.
But perhaps she does have a chance--her foster mother was Miranda's best friend and Lucy's supportive friend Zach is deeply in love with her.
We had a hard childhood, our foster mother was evil.
The schoolgirl was last seen by her foster mother at her home in Westfield, East Sussex.