Lost in the Shuffle 

Why progress made in Washington state's much-criticized foster care system is now in jeopardy.

When 16-year-old Amie Watkins first opened the door to her new foster home, she was immediately struck by the smell: urine. Six cats slinked through the mess, over dirt-stained carpets. Pots, pans and rotting food filled the sink. Green fuzz grew…

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