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DCS workers, foster parents speak out with ‘calls of desperation’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 21, 2022 6:04 AM CT | Published: November 20, 2022 4:00 AM CT

One baby in Memphis was separated from her mother for much more time than necessary because of dysfunction at the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services. After quitting, a former DCS worker says her hair is growing back.

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Bill Lee Tennessee Department of Children’s Services Foster Care Subscriber Only

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Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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