Khan, Olivia (2018) Diary. Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care, 17 (3). ISSN 1478-1840

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I discuss the excessive toys and presents that were expected to make up for the lack of affection in my first foster home. I compare life at home to life in care using money and love as a theme. My foster parents at the time spend a year continuously reading my diary and sharing its contents around their family. I share my feelings of alienation into the diary as the family continues to pull away from me. I am then asked to leave with two days' notice.

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