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Foster Care

There are a lot of misconceptions about adoption and foster care, some perhaps keeping people from participating who would otherwise be open to the idea. Alysa Sutinen of UP Kids says that while private adoption placements are pricey, that doesn’t apply to every situation. In fact, if you first become a foster parent through the State of Michigan, and then adopt, the costs are defrayed almost entirely. Sutinen says the process takes months, not years and is open to people from all walks of life.

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