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2008 National GrandRally

Grandparents and caregivers use this opportunity to come together, share their stories, and raise awareness.

Nearly 1,000 grandparents and other relative caregivers from across the country gathered May 7 for the Third National GrandRally for Grandparents and Other Relatives Raising Children, which featured a performance by country music star Kellie Pickler, who was raised by her grandparents. The GrandRally focused attention on the needs of children and families headed by relatives. The event offered caregivers, youth raised by caregivers, advocates for these families, and members of Congress the opportunity to recognize and celebrate the essential role that grandparents and other relative caregivers play in keeping children safe and in stable families. … Back to Article

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