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Trends show things are looking up for foster children

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A permanent home can mean the world to foster children bouncing from one foster home to the next. Permanence gives these children stability and security they may have lacked in previous households. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports, there’s been a jump in the number of kids getting to experience the benefits of living outside of foster care.

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