Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Have you ever heard of Treva Thornberry?











31-year-old Treva Thornberry successfully masqueraded as a teenage foster child for several years.

Please visit this link to read this interesting essay about her life, and what might have motivated her actions:

http://dir.salon.com/story/mwt/feature/2002/03/27/emancipate/index.html
Bernstein, Nell. Without a nest: Is it surprising that foster kids, in the face of forced independence at the age of 18, might go to extraordinary lengths to postpone adulthood?

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Comments:
Kind of like "Failure to
Launch", foster care style.
 
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