S1E10: What it Feels Like to Be in Foster Care, from an Adult Who’s Been There

By September 11, 2016 September 9th, 2019 Podcast

“I was heartbroken, like here we go again. I was tired…at 8 years old, just exhausted from life.”

Nicole Argo is a pastor’s wife and mom of two who grew up in foster care. Her firsthand account of the emotions and struggles that face children in foster care on a regular basis will help you understand how critical every effort to help those in the foster care community is and how showing and sharing the love of Jesus will make a difference in every life.
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Meet Our Guest

Nicole Argo is married to her college sweetheart, Jason, and they have two beautiful children: an 8-year-old daughter, Rowen, and 5-year-old son, Sawyer. Nicole is a wedding and portrait photographer and Jason is a pastor. They have been doing ministry together for over 14 years. Nicole grew up in foster care from the age of 7 and is passionate about sharing her story so others will know they are not alone.

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