Athlete Kriss Akabusi: Give teenagers leaving care a mentor
Former Olympic athlete Kriss Akabusi, who grew up in care, wants the government to do more to help teenagers make the transition into adulthood.
Akabusi felt scared and unprepared when leaving care aged just 16, but found adult help and support from the sergeant who mentored him in the army, and fostered his early athletics career.
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09 Mar 2011
- From the section UK Politics