She was led on a harrowing journey full of unexpected turns, and now she understands how important a safe home can be to a child.

Olive’s experience inspired her towards social work and she now works full-time, facilitating community relations among mental health service agencies that serve children and teenagers.

In this video, Olive reflects on the differences between her own childhood and the childhood of her son, Felix.

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