Posts By: Nancy Fortunato

Nancy’s Story: Helping Parents Find Their Power

I never want another parent or child to feel like I did facing the child welfare system—alone and powerless.

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I was 5 years old when I was removed from my mother. My mother was at times loving, but God rest her soul, suffered from schizophrenia.

After that, I was placed with my grandmother, but my grandmother was not a loving person—no hugs or kisses. I never really understood that.

When she gave us up, my sister and I went … Read More