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Phil's story

Phil is 17 and spends three days a week at college in Loughborough where he is studying to be a sports trainer.

Phil explains how he heard he was being moved to a new foster family.

Before Christmas he had to move into a new foster home.

His last placement became strained when he had a sudden and violent outburst that saw his foster parents call in the police.

After a second incident, the placement broke down completely. Phil says it was a surprise.

Julie explains how foster children fit in to her family.

Phil is now living with the Hawker family. The parents have five of their own children, and mum Julie says they are used to dealing with the needs of the kids they foster.

Phil's move means he is no longer living with his younger brother, Frank. But they have met up, and the council will work to ensure they keep in touch.

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