AF – Personal Story

Kara was born in uncertainty. After 6 hours of labor, the doctor held her limp body and nervously looked to my mother for a clue. Was she normal (whatever that meant) enough to resuscitate, or should we let her pass? My mother looked at Kara’s brown hair and counted her fingers and toes and wanted … More AF – Personal Story

Charlie, Bailey, Julia & Claudia Salinger (Fictional Profile)

Names: Charlie Salinger, Bailey Salinger, Julia Salinger & Claudia Salinger Ages: 24, 16, 15 & 11 years old respectively at the beginning of the show TV Show & Years on Air: Party of Five (1994-2000) How long have you been Young Carers? Julia: Since our parents were killed by a drunk driver when Owen was … More Charlie, Bailey, Julia & Claudia Salinger (Fictional Profile)

Patricia from The Voice Inside My Head (Fictional Profile)

Age: 18 Book Title, Author, Publisher & Year of Publication: The Voice Inside My Head by S.J. Laidlaw, Tundra Books (2014) How long have you been a Young Carer? I realised pretty early on that my mom was an alcoholic and couldn’t take care of me or my young brother Luke properly. I’ve been looking … More Patricia from The Voice Inside My Head (Fictional Profile)