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Rhode Island Considers Foster Care Cutbacks

A budget crisis in Rhode Island has forced the state to contemplate difficult cuts, including services meant to ease the transition of foster kids who have "aged out" of the system.

If the cuts are made, former foster kids between the ages of 18-21 would no longer receive the aid that helps them pay for things like school, rent and health insurance.

Nancy Cook of member station WRNI reports.


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