Category Archives: Fostercare

Blondes Turning Heads in Prison

paws4people.org, one of the non-profits I volunteer with, is truly changing the lives of prison inmates, veterans, children and anyone who crosses paths with their programs. It starts with adorable puppies, who begin their training at the Lionheart School working with … Continue reading

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Three Little Boys of Mime

Before I was a photographer, I was a beleaguered internet executive, trying to make sense of 9/11. I left my job and in 2002, became a St. Ann’s Infant and Maternity Home volunteer homework tutor for foster kids, becoming known … Continue reading

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From TV to Permanent Home

In the Washington DC metro area, foster kids who are available for adoption, bravely go on NBC-4 in hopes that someone wonderful will see their segment and want to become their “forever family.” Many of the children describe the hour … Continue reading

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Developing Confidence

Donny (not his real name) was a scrappy 8 year old when I first met him and became his mentor.  At the time, he barely reached my waist.  Today, at 17, he towers over me. Donny lived in PA for … Continue reading

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