A 5-year-old girl who lives in foster care looks at her freshly painted nails as her former foster mother applies crystal stickers to the nails of her 2-year-old sister. In Fresno County, about 45 percent of young women in foster care will give birth by age 21, the state’s second highest rate. Only Tulare County is worse, at about 46 percent.
A 5-year-old girl who lives in foster care looks at her freshly painted nails as her former foster mother applies crystal stickers to the nails of her 2-year-old sister. In Fresno County, about 45 percent of young women in foster care will give birth by age 21, the state’s second highest rate. Only Tulare County is worse, at about 46 percent. AUTUMN CRUZ The Sacramento Bee/File 2001
A 5-year-old girl who lives in foster care looks at her freshly painted nails as her former foster mother applies crystal stickers to the nails of her 2-year-old sister. In Fresno County, about 45 percent of young women in foster care will give birth by age 21, the state’s second highest rate. Only Tulare County is worse, at about 46 percent. AUTUMN CRUZ The Sacramento Bee/File 2001