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Today on News Bits: COVID-19 pandemic makes foster kids’ situations worse

Jenn Springfield goes through a story written by Elana Schor about how the COVID-19 pandemic has made some foster kids’ already difficult situations “100 times worse.”

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In this new episode, Jenn Springfield goes through a story written by Associated Press writer, Elana Schor, a national reporter covering religion & politics. Schor wrote how the coronavirus pandemic piles new pressures on foster children and caretakers.

This is a new reality: The COVID-19 pandemic has made some foster kids’ already difficult situations “100 times worse. The novel coronavirus threatens them with even greater turmoil, isolating them from adult supervisors and friends and making it harder to move on to new lives.

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COVID-19 pandemic makes foster kids’ situations worse.

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