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DCF program sends Florida foster children “Home for the Holidays”

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Nearly 1,400 Florida children in foster care will spend Thanksgiving with their families and loved ones as part of a Department of Children and Families initiative. The “Home for the Holidays” initiative, announced by DCF Secretary Mike Carroll Wednesday, will reunite 1,025 children with siblings, parents and extended family for Thanksgiving. “We often take for granted the family and friends around the Thanksgiving dinner table. For children in care, the opportunity to be reunited with family or adopted into a…

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