Author, motivational speaker and foster care advocate Tashima Dukes has overcome a lot to get to where she is today. Dukes is a former foster child who has been placed in 13 different foster homes before aging out of the system.

Now with over 13 years of experience counseling children and families as a behavioral specialist and mobile therapist, she is also the author of the book "Truth Be Told: A Foster Child's Recollection" and has a new book on the way called "The Sins Of My Fathers: A Journey Through Fatherlessness and Foster Care", she continues to spread her message of awareness and hope to the thousands of young people in the foster care system.

Melz On The MIC spoke with Tashima Dukes about her books and her work as a foster care advocate and she shares details about her journey.

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