Ian O'Doherty: You have the right to think . . . as you're told
When I was younger – that's a phrase I find myself using with distressing regularity – I knew a family who fostered kids.
They were an incredible couple who quite literally transformed the lives of the children they took in. Many had come from troubled backgrounds, but ended up on the straight and narrow after being fostered.
Yup, it takes a particularly warm-hearted and generous person to walk into the emotional minefield that is the world of fostering and we should encourage and thank anyone who does it.