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Grandmothers raising grandchildren should be lifted up, supported
At 37 years old, Joe Vinson knows a lot about life. He knows what it takes to raise children; he has four. He knows the importance of hard work and education; he and his wife are working to send his oldest off to college this fall. These lessons, and many more, he learned from his grandmother. Hazel Crigler took in Vinson and his younger brother and sister when he was 5 years old.
“My grandmother was a widow at the time,” Vinson said. “She knew it would either be her or we’d end up in foster care.”
They grew up in Seattle’s Central District... READ MORE
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