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Rob Chasteen-Scheer: From Homeless Teen To Tireless Advocate For Foster Kids

Originally published on Gays With Kids, by Michael Lambert.

Rob Chasteen-Scheer overcame years of abuse and homelessness to become a father to four at-risk children. He is the founder of Comfort Cases,” a non-profit organization that provides backpacks with essentials to tens of thousands of foster kids. This past year, he has received much-deserved recognition for the charity’s invaluable work: In March, Rob was honored at the Family Equality Council Impact Awards in Los Angeles, California. In August, he and Comfort Cases were featured in People; a few days ago, Rob was a guest on NBC’s “Today.” This article represents the first time Rob is sharing his own personal story in such a public way.

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