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Montoya Thomas is a 23-year-old former foster child. Every evening, she gets into bed around 8, but when she closes her eyes she’s beset by questions that won’t stop gnawing at her nerves: How will she pay her phone bill? Will she be able to keep the lights on? How many groceries can she afford this week? Thomas considers herself lucky if she can fall asleep by 6 a.m. “I’m up all night trying to figure out what to do,” she said. “With me not having work, not having income and then trying to make sure I keep everything afloat, it’s stressing me out, so now I can’t sleep.” Thomas entered the foster care system at age 5 after experiencing sexual abuse. At 18, she aged out of... PayPal: https://paypal.me/MThomas106?locale.x=en_US

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Montoya Thomas 
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Houston, TX
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