Stories by Teens in Foster Care
Something Good Out of Something Bad
Sickle cell disease is painful and scary, but I try to make the best of my circumstances.
by Janay Collins
I don’t remember my first hospitalization. I was either too young to understand it or too high off the five milligrams of morphine. But for as long as I can remember, I’ve gone to the hospital for extreme pain about 10 times a year.
Youth-written stories in Represent give inspiration and information to teens in foster care while offering insight into those teens’ struggles.