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A Woman Opens A Free Clothes Store For Foster Kids After Realizing They Have Nothing With Them
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A Woman Opens A Free Clothes Store For Foster Kids After Realizing They Have Nothing With Them

The boutique named Blossom is located in Glennville, Georgia.

Image Source: Linda Durrence/Facebook
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After adopting two girls from foster care, a family in Georgia is opening a free store for kids in the foster system. Linda Durrence's eldest daughter, who was 27 at the time, died in an automobile accident in December 2016. Durrence, 51, and her husband moved to Glennville with their two other daughters after her death and began attending a local church, per Fox 5. Durrence's girls quickly made friends with three foster sisters living with another family. They all attended the same church and grew closer with time. In 2018, the sisters were to be separated and placed in different foster homes and that's when the family stepped in.

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Durrence explained that her family agreed to house the two younger daughters until they could be reunited with their grandparents in Florida. Meanwhile, the eldest sister had reached the age of 18 and refused to be in foster care. Durrence told WTOC, "What God knew that we didn’t is that we needed them as much as they needed us." Durrence was astonished by how little their foster girls possessed when they arrived at their house in September 2018. She spoke to Fox News, "The first thing that broke my heart was that they came with a trash bag that wasn’t even halfway full with clothes that didn’t fit them." She added, "They had one hairbrush. They did each have a toothbrush, but they only had like a trial size thing of toothpaste. They had no shampoo, no conditioner, no nothing."