They were bullied at school simply because their families had broken down and they were taken into care, now they want to stop other youngsters suffering a similar fate.
In our latest update from Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - two young people from Bristol say foster children are no different from anyone else when it comes to needing love, friendship and respect.
Many of the UK's 90,000 children of service personnel live in our region. Many have to cope with the stress of having one of their parents far away, often facing the dangers of conflict.
In the latest update from Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - a group of military youngsters in Plymouth aim to help schools better understand the stresses and strains they face in family life.