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Through the years, we all collect and share words of wisdom that have made an impression on us. In this new feature, leaders working to end youth homelessness, teen pregnancy, and family violence share advice they’ve picked up and passed on.
Kaycie Getty spent time in foster care and without stable housing as a youth. She shares advice that has helped her and thoughts about what service providers can do to help other at-risk youth.