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People Who Lived In Orphanages as Children Share Their Childhood Memories

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Awful for some, a gift for others

When children have to be taken away from bad home situations and don’t have the option to live with stable family members, they are typically placed into group homes or foster care to ensure that they are safe and cared for. While some children find that their new home situations are far more pleasent than what they came from, not every caretaker is as caring as they should be. People that spent some time or their entire childhoods in these situations have reported a wide range of experiences.

It may have saved them from lives of crime and addiction, and others were horribly scarred by their time in the system. Here are the real stories about what happens in group homes from those who experienced them.

kids getting lunch at school

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