Most of what I remember was of appointments with social workers, making sure that my brother was okay, finding time to do my homework and learning how to cook, amidst other responsibilities. I did remember grandma teaching me how to fry rice with egg and how to boil noodles but I spent most of my last two years of high school living off frozen dinners every night.
Anna Ho is a social work student and has worked for the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth. She currently sits on the Board of Directors for Ryerson Radio and is a spokesperson for the Children’s Aid Foundation. Her passions include aerial silks, dance, and working with children and youth. When she was 13 years old, her mother and grandmother were murdered by her mother’s abusive common law partner.
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