Thursday, September 22, 2011
Kai's Story - Pt. 1, Child Abuse Victim & Foster Care Survivor Speaks
1st of two parts of powerful remarks made by Kai A., 26. Abused by her biological mother, placed into foster care by the State of Texas, in and out of 49 different foster care placements, separated from her four younger siblings, and suicidal until landing at the Nelson's Children Center in Denton, TX, a residential treatment center owned and operated by Lutheran Social Services of the South. In a 15 minute speech addressing donors and volunteers, Kai provides her story including how the care she received at the Nelson Center turned her life around.