An Extreme Case Leads to a Renewed Bond Between Father and Son
National Foster Care Month 2016
United States. Children's Bureau.
Information Packet or Sheet
Published: May 2016
Highlights a positive family reunification for a 12-year-old boy from Arizona who lost his mother and stepfather. The boy was able to reconnect with his estranged birth father, who eventually gained custody. This Real-Life Story, developed as part of National Foster Care Month 2016, details the father's dedication to his son and the boy's later successes, which included joining a male youth group, playing on a basketball team, and scrapbooking memories of his mother with his dad. ?
FAMILY REUNIFICATION; CHILD CUSTODY; BIRTH FATHERS; FATHER CHILD RELATIONSHIPS