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Teen Adoption

Half of the 512 children who are permanently in the foster care system in this province are 12 years of age or older. That's why the New Brunswick Adoption Foundation is working hard to find families for older children. We speak with 20 year old Zoe Bourgeois, who was adopted at 15, and 22 year old Kyla LaPointe, who aged out at 19, about their experiences in the system.

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