Stories by Teens in Foster Care
To Protect My Foster Dad, To Get Back in the Classroom, To See My Friends’ Faces Again: Why I Got the Vaccine
by Vinay Hinduja
Until the pandemic, I never realized how important it was to see faces. Having to wear masks leaves us in a weird spot where we can’t tell what people are feeling, which makes me feel disconnected. I also miss hanging out with friends without having to worry about our health.
Youth-written stories in Represent give inspiration and information to teens in foster care while offering insight into those teens’ struggles.