Fairy tales are rare in the foster care system, but Meredith Kensington vowed to recreate one even if it took years.
Her mother and father struggled with drugs and alcohol, resulting in Meredith and her two younger siblings being taken from them, and split apart from each other.
After running away from their abusive foster home and eventually moving into a different home, the two youngest were seemingly lost to their sister forever. In a bureaucratic mistake, Meredith was not allowed any contact with them.
Meredith finally won her 15-year battle, overcoming a wall of bureaucratic indifference, to make her fairy tale come true.
(READ the story at the LA Times)