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After 1,006 days in foster care, 4-year-old embraces forever family through Buckner

Mary, a 4-year-old avid Peppa Pig fan, has spent most of her life in foster care before being adopted Aug. 13. Last Monday was her first day of Head Start.

After getting past those first day of school jitters, class has been great, she said. She has plenty of new friends and though she’s still learning how to read, she has several favorite books now.

Mary, whose real name is being withheld to protect her identity, was first introduced to the foster care system when she was 6 months old. Read more in The Monitor ...

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