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Ramsey keeps beating the odds

Updated: August 23, 2013, 3:21 PM ET
By Jared Shanker | ESPN.com

Terry Ramsey walked into a nearly empty room in an Ohio child services center. His mother -- and a child welfare supervisor -- was there waiting for him. Terry only saw his mother, who struggled with alcoholism, occasionally.

Terry, just 12 at the time, walked into his visitation wearing a smile and a bruise.

"In my second foster home, the parents used to beat me," Terry says now. "I walked in and had a black eye. I talked to [the child welfare supervisor] and talked to the ...

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