On November 26, 2013, a Spirit Lake Indian reservation woman was sentenced to 30 years in prison for throwing her step-grandaughter down an embankment and killing her. Lauryn Whiteshield and her sister had been removed
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Marie K. Cohen (MPA, MSW) is a child advocate, researcher, and policy analyst. She worked as social worker in the District of Columbia's child welfare system for five years. She is a member of the Citizen's Review Committee for the DC Child and Family Services Agency and the DC Child Fatality Review Commission and a mentor to a foster youth. Follow her blog at fosteringreform.blogspot.org, on Facebook at Fostering Reform or on Twitter@fosteringreform.