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Wendy and Jim have been foster carers for more than 20 years...
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FOSTER TALES
By Wendy Lewis
Wendy and her husband, Jim, have been fostering teenagers for more than 20 years. In that time, they've cared for more than 35 children - from overnight stays to nine years. She talks about how it all came about.

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Royston Rogers
Too often the work of fosterers are taken for granted it's sad. My mother fostered over 500 children she started about 1945. She also fought for Christmas and holiday money for them. She always said it kept her young, she is now 93. Keep up the good work more good people are needed.




Title:
FOSTER TALES
Contributor:
Wendy Lewis
Length:
1.56 mins
Date:
17 Feb 2004
Source:
Video Nation Beds, Herts and Bucks
Country:
England - South East
Categories:
Memories
Parenting
Relationships
Feature:
Taking Care


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