FOX8 On Your Side investigates the NC foster care system

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A FOX8 On Your Side investigation found that North Carolina rejects funding that would put more children with relatives instead of placing them in foster homes.

Melissa Painter spoke with one grandmother whose grandchildren were in foster care for months before being adopted outside the family.

Now, she has no idea where they are located.

Find out more in our FOX8 On Your Side investigation.