116 – All Participant ImagesPhotoVoiceSeptember 24, 2020
When you're in care, you have mixed emotions which can lead to a negative mindset which can stay with you for life.
We need to remember that we can all feel comfortable, content and loved. Everything is possible when you believe in yourself and believe in the life you can have.
The red building is the care system because it's too solid to break through. I feel like the tree, weak and stuck between my past and the care system. I want to be able to go back to my original family but it's important to look forward.
If foster carers are meant to be a parental figure, they should be able to make decisions. Even to go to a friend’s house, there's a long process involving phone calls and DBS checks. It's only going to a friends house but it feels exaggerated and a longer process than it is for others.
I have a lot of positive energy. I go to cadets twice a week and learn drills. It’s a chance to go out and talk to people. It’s important to have opportunities for young people.