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I Become “Mom” When She’s At Work

Posted August 25, 2014 by We'Ced

In my case I feel like I have these responsibilities not only because I am a woman but also because I am the oldest. I manage to keep my grades high with struggles but I do feel like I’m taking on a role of a mother and my mom has the role of a dad.

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Rejection and Harassment: Life As An LGBT Teen

Posted February 7, 2013 by We'Ced

                         Photo: some rights reserved wolfpeterson by Ana Llimet Editor’s Note: This story was originally published in We’Ced Youth Magazine Issue #2 I was in 3rd grade and I had just gotten out of the restroom when a group of girls approached me. “Why […]

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Navigating The Foster Care System

Posted February 7, 2013 by We'Ced

Shortly after, my father relapsed and I lost contact with both him and my brother. Through another family member, I was informed that my brother was taken into the custody of his older sister. Child Protective Services (CPS) eventually decided the home he went to was unsafe and placed him in foster care.

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Growing Up

Posted February 7, 2013 by We'Ced

Slowly but surely, I started to get better in school. I got in less and less trouble, I stopped fighting and became an A and B student and I started playing sports like basketball. I started to look for ways to get involved in my community and that’s how I found out about BHC.

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Adoption: What I Thought and How I Changed My Mind

Posted February 7, 2013 by We'Ced

Adoption is a great alternative for a mother or family that wants to provide a better and brighter future for their child. After my recent experience I’ve not only learned about the positive outcomes of adoption, but also to observe the good and bad when it comes to particular topics. I’ve learned that it only takes one person to change a mindset.

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