When I was in care I didn’t have social media until further into it I got Myspace. I think that if I had the chance to use social media as a way to connect and feel supported, I would have loved it. I think any kind of support you can get it helpful. It may be hard if family tries to reach out, that is probably the only barrier I would have had with it.
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