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Grandparents Can Be a Lifeline for Kids Caught in Upheaval

Almost 7 million children are living with a grandparent, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. That's up 64 percent from 10 years ago. The reasons a child goes to live with a grandparent vary – death of a parent, one or more parent is active duty military, economic issues, etc. One man shares his experience on how grandparents are a "lifeline" to children during difficult times. Read

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