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The Coronavirus crisis has encouraged many people to think about the future and focused their thoughts on how they can help those outside of their immediate family.
As we approach Foster Care Fortnight, which runs from 11-24 May, foster carer Iain Cameron from Colchester is urging people to think about whether fostering could be a life-changing opportunity for their own future.
Iain, 45, is a former soldier. He was on a tour of duty in Baghdad with the British Army when his wife, Karen, rang to tell him their first foster child, Josh Thompson, 13, had arrived at their home.
Thirteen years later and the Colchester couple have nurtured at least 12 foster children; raising their own two children at the same time and are now urging others to change a child’s life by fostering.
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