What if Harry Potter Told His Own Orphan Story? Three Film Programs Give Foster Youth Their Own Voice

Depictions of parentless characters in film range from fantastical (James Bond, Harry Potter, Luke Skywalker, Cinderella) to more realistic (Oliver Twist, Charlie Chaplin’s “The Kid”). Rarely have these depictions included an account from the child

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Leah Burdick
About Leah Burdick 7 Articles
Leah Burdick is an adoptive mom and founder of the Foster Coalition, a group that works to elevate the national consciousness about foster care issues and innovations.