Scholastics Teaching Tough Topics Takes on Supporting Children of Incarcerated Parents in the Classroom

22 Mar 2016

“My dad calls, and we write letters back and forth, but it’s just not the same as having him here to talk to on a daily basis. In fact, I only get to travel there to see him in person twice a year. Saying goodbye is always the worst. No kid should have to do that. Parents are supposed to be with you all the time.”

 

Justin Burl, an extraordinary young man who has been a participant with Osborne’s Children and Youth Services for much of his life, shares his experience of growing up with an incarcerated parent in the February 2016 issue of Scholastic’s life skills magazine for teens, Choices.

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My Dad is in Prison: CYS Member Shares Story with Scholastic Magazine

My Dad is in Prison: CYS Member Shares Story with Scholastic Magazine

22 Mar 2016

A member of our Children and Youth Services, Justin Burl, bravely shared his experience with parental incarceration with Scholastic Choices Magazine. 

"My dad is always so happy to see my brother and me."

My Dad Is In Prison | By Justin Burl as told to Mary Kate Frank 

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