Be sure to catch these alarming statistics quoted at the end of article.

• More than 500,000 youth are in foster care in the U.S.
• 28,000 aged out of the system in 2010
• The number aging out without one caring adult has skyrocketed by 41 percent over the past decade
• 3 out of every 10 homeless adults were in foster care
• 4 percent graduate college
• Less than 50 percent graduate from high school
• An astounding 80 people of people in U.S. prisons report having been in foster care or homeless shelters as children

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