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A Disturbing Look at Foster Care

In The Lost Children of Wilder, Nina Bernstein shows that there is no easy, miracle solution to fixing any of our overarching societal problems. The foster care system is no exception.

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The Lost Children of Wilder

New York Times reporter Nina Bernstein chronicled the contentious 26-year case of a troubled foster care child, Shirley Wilder, in her in-depth book, The Lost Children of Wilder: The Epic Struggle to Change Foster Care. Wilder’s case may have done the young Shirley little good, but it helped change the course of foster care history in […]

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