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By Cathy Glass

Whilst Wayne arrives at Cathy's door at 7 years outdated, he has already undergone the fingers of 4 various carers in 4 weeks. because the info of his brief existence emerge, it turns into transparent that to assist him, Cathy will face her largest problem but. Wayne is the final of six siblings to be fostered. Having been in take care of 4 months his competitive and disruptive habit has visible him handed from carer to carer. even if in simple terms 7, he has been excluded from tuition, and bites humans so frequently that his mom calls him "Sharky." Cathy desires to locate the solutions for Wayne's distressing habit, yet he has been sworn to secrecy through his mom, and won't inform them something. because the social employee prepares for the ultimate listening to, he unearths 5 diverse records on Wayne's kin, and is incredulous that he had now not been faraway from them as a child. whilst the darkest of kinfolk secrets and techniques is printed to Cathy, Wayne's habit abruptly begins to make experience, and jointly they could start to rebuild his lifestyles.

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It’s private. It’s just for me. You don’t come in here. ’ ‘Want to see it now,’ he yelled. ‘And I want you to stop biting, Reece. ’ I raised the hand he had bitten to his line of vision while holding on to him with my other hand. Had I let go of him I had no doubt he would have shot off straight into another bedroom. ‘Look at those marks,’ I said, needing to make the point about biting. ’ In truth the physical damage was small, but biting is a nasty habit and I had to stop it straightaway. If he had broken the skin it would have been far more serious, for all types of infections including hepatitis and the HIV virus can be passed through blood drawn by a bite.

At twelve noon I was about to have a bite of lunch when the phone rang. It was Jill. ‘Sorry, Cathy, will you be able to manage alone this afternoon? I’ve been called into our south county office. ’ ‘Yes, don’t worry. ’ ‘Phone my mobile if you need anything. ’ Jill being unable to attend when a child was placed had happened before and I wasn’t unduly concerned. I’d been fostering long enough to know the procedure and Jill knew that. Had I been new to fostering another worker from Homefinders would have come in her place, but I could cope — so I thought!

You will be allowed to watch it for short periods if you are good. Being good means not biting and doing what I ask you to. ’ He nodded, and briefly looked in my direction. ‘Excellent. ’ It was just after three o’clock, so I thought there would be. He did as I asked and sat on the beanbag. I turned on the portable television at the plug, and then flicked the remote until I came to a pre-school children’s cartoon. The change in Reece’s behaviour was instant and dramatic. He was immediately transfixed, as he had been earlier by my reading a book.

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