Formal, American/European-Type Fostering, pg 2

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Divine, David

Divine was a long-term foster child in Scotland, after being abandoned by his family when a toddler, and spent nine years in a children's home. He has been the assistant director of the ... [more]

Edwards, Skye

Edwards was a long-term foster child. She (aged three months) and her two sisters went into care when their mother was hospitalized with a mental illness, and stayed with their foster famil... [more]

Emerick, Louis

Emerick was born to a white mother and Ghanaian father and placed as a baby with a black foster family (unusual for the time) who later adopted him. There were already four children born to... [more]

Fashanu, John

Justin and John Fashanu were birth brothers. Their Guyanese-British mother and Nigerian father separated when they were toddlers, with their father returning to Nigeria. Unable to cope on... [more]

Fashanu, Justinius Sonny

Justin and John Fashanu were birth brothers. Their Guyanese-British mother and Nigerian father separated when they were toddlers, with their father returning to Nigeria. Unable to cope on... [more]

Fever, Fred

Fever went into care as a baby and spent almost his entire childhood in a succession of foster families and children's homes. Some were good but in others he was abused physically, emotional... [more]

Frampton, Phil

Frampton was the son of an unmarried teacher and a Nigerian engineer. At three months he was placed in a Barnardos Home, where he was undervalued, abused, and very unhappy. His mother harbo... [more]

Goldie

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Grayson, Larry

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James, Lennie

James was born in London, the second of two boys. His parents were from Trinidad, but he never knew his father. His mother, Phyllis Mary James, died when he was 12 and the boys went into a ... [more]

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