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For teen mothers facing homelessness, mentors can make a difference

This essay is part of an occasional series provided by our partner organization Encore.org, which created the Generation to Generation (Gen2Gen) campaign, inviting those in midlife and beyond to connect with young people who need champions.

My father was a minister and my mother was a nurse. I was raised in an environment where work was thought of not

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