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Local DSS In Need of Foster Parents

By Megen George

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New Bern, NC – Each year, thousands of children enter into the North Carolina Foster Care System. However, the number of children in need of a home far exceeds the number of foster parents who are able to offer one. Many counties in Eastern North Carolina are instituting aggressive recruitment plans in hopes of encouraging more people to become foster parents. Megen George has this report for Public Radio East.