Two years after state budget cuts, stories of struggle and success show the human side of Pima County’s foster-care system.

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The number of abused and neglected children in state care has nearly doubled in Pima County over the past decade - even as funding to help the…

This year, 2,600 balloons will be released: One for every child in foster care in Pima County. The 2011 Blue Ribbon-Heart Gallery Celebration benefiting these foster children will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Thoroughbred Nissan, 5163 E. 22nd St.

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After moving to Tucson from Milwaukee, where she'd raised three children, Cynde O'Shea found her house was too quiet.

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When Daniela Preciado was 14, she shared her unimaginable story with Dan Rather on a CBS special, "Class of 2000."

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During his most difficult moments, it isn't the unemployment or the threat of homelessness that bothers Jesus Romero most.