Tag: residential foster care

A Day in the Life of a Cottage Parent
Being a cottage parent may very well be the hardest and the most fun job at Crossnore. Cottage Parents make up a larger percentage of our staff than any other [...]
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Growing up at Crossnore
“I came [to campus] with a paper bag that had all my belongings in it,” recalls Crossnore alumna Mitzi Petrey Ensor. The year was 1973 and then seven-year-old Mitzi, had come to Crossnore, along with her two sisters, by way of [...]
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A Place to Call Home
Colleen Green Hutchens was born in Bryson City, but has lived in Winston-Salem since she was three and a half years old. Colleen’s mother died when she was just 18 months old. [...]
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A Tale of Two Sisters
The Echevarria family grows strong women, just ask Annette Echevarria and her sister, Giselle Echevarria Helton. A shared family history brought Annette and Giselle to Crossnore when they were teenagers.
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