Harrison County Youth Court judge Margaret Alfonso, left, court employees and Department of Human Services workers prepare for court on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 in Gulfport. Two state legislators are looking at ways to reform the state's child welfare system in the wake of a series of stories on the topic by the Sun Herald.
Harrison County Youth Court judge Margaret Alfonso, left, court employees and Department of Human Services workers prepare for court on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 in Gulfport. Two state legislators are looking at ways to reform the state's child welfare system in the wake of a series of stories on the topic by the Sun Herald. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com
Harrison County Youth Court judge Margaret Alfonso, left, court employees and Department of Human Services workers prepare for court on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 in Gulfport. Two state legislators are looking at ways to reform the state's child welfare system in the wake of a series of stories on the topic by the Sun Herald. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com

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