Cecilia was in foster care through the Kamali’i Foster Family Agency for about five years before being adopted by Menifee residents Wendell and Jeanne Clark. She became a Springs student in fifth grade.
“My birth family loved me but they couldn’t take care of me,” Cecilia Clark said. “It was scary being in foster care and getting moved around a lot. It was hard to grow a bond with a foster family because you didn’t know if you were going to get to stay with them. Once I got adopted, I could make friends because I finally felt secure.”
When she entered high school, Cecilia … read the story about Former Foster Child is Paying It Back