For Vinny Wilson, 19, the foster care system was an escape hatch from his parents' drug use and gang involvement. Since aging out, he has started studying for a bachelor's degree in business, hoping to keep away from the mistakes his other family members made.
End of the Line is an ongoing series by InvestigateWest asking what happens when teens get too old for foster care in Washington State. More at invw.org/fostercare
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