Foster mother becomes advocate for homeless children

Royce, Jamie Anne
August 2012
Windy City Times;8/8/2012, Vol. 27 Issue 42, p18
The article features the emergence of a foster mother named Lauri Burns as an advocate for homeless children in the U.S.


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