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(From left to right) Sarah Kelly-Palmer, LICSW, senior clinical administrator, Family Service of Rhode Island; former foster mom Lynne Bates of Tiverton, RI;  former foster child. Michelle Saunders, of Rumford, RI.   In the back, Greg Wright, Family Service of RI foster care manager.  Press conference Monday, May 5, in front of historic house that was part of an orphanage from 1885-1979, now known as the “Yellow Cottage” at Rhode Island Cottage.

One-time East Providence foster child urges others to participate in program

One-time East Providence foster child urges others to participate in program

PROVIDENCE — A former state orphanage site on the Rhode Island College campus was the setting Monday, May 5, for a gathering of former foster children and others dedicated to finding loving homes for children in need, particularly older children. “Because two Rhode Islanders cared enough to open their home and heart to me, I

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