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Charleston Gazette-Mail Charities ; Hard-Working Young Mother Wants Children to Have Real Beds

Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Charleston Gazette-Mail Charities ; Hard-Working Young Mother Wants Children to Have Real Beds

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A warm bed to sleep in at night is something many take for granted. That's all this 30-year-old mother of three wants for her children this Christmas. She's a hard worker who cares for elderly people, but money is tight and she just had a baby, which has her on leave.

A place to sleep wouldn't be an issue if a recent move that required her to leave most of her furniture behind wasn't necessary.

"She already lives in a low-income apartment complex, the mother's caseworker said. "She can't afford the expense of beds.

The mother provides for her three children with the $1,000 she earns each month, and even with food stamps, she's having a hard time.

"She does the best she can, the caseworker said. "She takes really good care of her children.

Until she goes back to work, money will be even tighter. The children's father doesn't have a job, the caseworker said. …

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