I have five children, one of whom no longer lives in my home. My wife and I adopted four children out of foster care and I have one biological child. My four adopted children suffer from mental illness. My oldest was removed from our home due to her mental illness. My youngest son has been moved to three different schools, and he is only 7 years old. Mental illness has touched every aspect of my life, and will continue to do so for the rest of it.

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