Grow Bold But Not Old

With the children’s parents being in prison, grandma has been the primary caretaker for the three children so they wouldn’t be sent to foster homes. In order to make ends meet and provide better care for the children, grandma has tried to get the most out of available resources and proactively seeks help from different parties, including the support from ChickenSoup.

FIC#004: Story of Grandma and Her Family

Absence of Breadwinners
  • Father and mother are in jail for years, leaving three children to be looked after by grandparents
  • One child has ADHD and language impairment
  • One child has dyslexia
  • Grandma suffers from rheumatoid arthritis
  • Grandpa suffers from liver disease
Extreme Poverty
  • Living on CSSA with no disposable income
  • Five members living in a 200sf dated unit

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