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Former Foster Child Shares Her Story: My Sky Is Falling

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Published on Jun 11, 2013

By the time foster child, Lydia Joyner, was 18 years old, she had lived in 35 different homes, had 18 social workers, and had her name changed 4 times. In this emotional episode of Epiphany, Lydia, now an adult, opens up about her traumatic experience navigating the foster care system.

Recently, Lydia a writer and filmmaker, collaborated with Reboot Stories, Columbia University, Orange Duffle Bag Initiative and the Harmony Institute to create, My Sky is Falling, an immersive story driven experience created to highlight the challenges American foster children endure within the foster care system.

For more information about My Sky is Falling visit: www.myskyisfalling.com

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