Almost Home, the book


Benjamin from Texas bounced around through countless foster homes in his youth and almost lost everything after being thrown out of college.

“I could hear the whispers in my head – you’re broken, you’re mentally retarded, you’re dumb.”



Creionna from New Orleans is a teen mother and Hurricane Katrina refugee, who left home with her 6-week-old son to protect him from the same damaging family members who had raised her.

“These people are mean, dangerous and crazy. They’re not taking me down.”

* In order to protect the privacy and safety of our kids, replacement photos have been used.