Benjamin from Texas bounced around through countless foster homes in his youth and almost lost everything after being thrown out of college.
“I could hear the whispers in my head – you’re broken, you’re mentally retarded, you’re dumb.”
Creionna from New Orleans is a teen mother and Hurricane Katrina refugee, who left home with her 6-week-old son to protect him from the same damaging family members who had raised her.
“These people are mean, dangerous and crazy. They’re not taking me down.”
* In order to protect the privacy and safety of our kids, replacement photos have been used.