2 Sisters, 2 Foster Care Tales

Videos by Roger Newton

Two sisters illustrate two different paths through foster care.

Melody McLaurin emancipated herself from foster care at 18 and received benefits from the Education and Training Voucher program at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Ga.

Her younger sister Chelea McLaurin, who remained in foster care, was forced to change high schools because her new foster family could not transport her.

Both told their story: Melody’s is primarily in the video above and Chelea’s in the video below.


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