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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Reply #3)

Wed Jun 20, 2012, 09:17 PM

8. Definitely alternative settings -

and non-traditional paths to getting a GED (maybe with internship credits etc...). My little sis got pregnant at age 15, had 2 kids by 19, and eventually got herself back on track with a lot of help from my mom. Working part to full time she was able to get her GED, attend community college, and she is close to finishing with her social work degree now. Alot of hard work and juggling on her part. Sometimes kids get into situations like that and I am not going to be the one to judge - but I would like to see a way for them to get support and be able to turn their lives around.

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