” I think that the hardest thing about working with young people in foster care who’ve been through this kind of neglect and abuse is really to convince them that they are worthy of being loved. And I think because often they don’t feel worthy of it, that’s why they push people away. “


” You have to really prove yourself to young people, and if your answer is clear and consistent and loving – even if it’s angry and disappointed – what’s important is that you’re being real and honest and not going anywhere. “


” I’m very interested in getting inside the heads of people society discards, people on the fringe, especially immigrant kids. We dismiss them without getting into details of who they are. “


” We were pressured to accept kids we were not qualified to handle. And we do that to people all the time, which is why we don’t have enough foster parents. “


” As a college student, I worked as a mentor, and that got me involved in working with young people long before I became a foster parent. “



All 5 Vanessa Diffenbaugh Quotes about People in picture


I think that the hardest thing about working with young people in foster care who
You have to really prove yourself to young people, and if your answer is clear and consistent and loving - even if it


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We were pressured to accept kids we were not qualified to handle. And we do that to people all the time, which is why we don
As a college student, I worked as a mentor, and that got me involved in working with young people long before I became a foster parent.
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