Epworth Children’s Home
2900 Millwood Ave
Columbia SC 29205
803-256-7394

The Dream of Independence

Deshaun* is a 17 year old boy who came to Epworth last fall. Ever since he walked through the doors here, he has dreamed of the day he would turn 18. He told everyone on campus that as soon as his birthday came, he would sign himself out of care and go out in the world on his own. He craved independence even if