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Young adults now spend more money on costumes than any other age group. Michaela Rehle/Reuters

Why has Halloween become so popular among adults?

The holiday used to be all about trick-or-treating in the neighborhood. No more – and it could something to do with the fact that traditional markers of adulthood have changed.
Young people leaving care experience considerable material disadvantage, marginalisation and social exclusion. Image from

Don’t push foster children out in the cold when they turn 18

When children in foster care turn 18, they are expected to become independent, autonomous adults, and are discharged from care. The period of transition from care which coincides with early adulthood is…

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