Be Uncomfortable: Jessica

Episode 18 April 18, 2022 00:32:12
Be Uncomfortable: Jessica
Bringing Kids Home
Be Uncomfortable: Jessica
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Show Notes

Our guest today is Jessica Cawthorn. She grew up in Waxahachie and currently lives in Rockwall, TX with her husband, John and a 3-year-old son Kain! We are excited to explore Jessica’s story with you today. Jessica has been connected to TBHC since she was 13 years old. Her story is one of resiliency and redemption.  She joins us today furthering TBHC mission and hoping to encourage and bring awareness to help youth who were in foster care, currently in foster care, or have aged out of foster care.

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