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A Client Story: Help for a Veteran and his family

Marcus was two months behind on rent when he reached out to the community services in his area. He and his wife, Shelly, rent a house surrounded by farms. 511 more words

Hitting the Ground Running with Client Visits on my Second Day with Akiba

At some point during our walk down the dusty, uneven road packed with minibuses and motorcycles inches away from hitting me, unfamiliar music and sounds blasting from unseen speakers, people selling everything from plastic toys to Adidas shorts to cell phones to furniture, and a profusion of life and color all around, I thought to myself, “This is exactly what I was hoping to see in Tanzania.” 659 more words

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A Client Story: Reason to Smile

“I always had a good job,” says Tamara. “I always worked.” When she was laid off, her income stopped. “I never in a million years thought I would be homeless,” she asserts, but that is what happened four years ago. 669 more words

A Client Story: Where Flowers Bloom, So Does Hope...

The former first lady of the United States, Lady Bird Johnson, once said “where flowers bloom so does hope.” No one knows more about that, and the power of hope to overcome the challenges we face in life, than 62-year old Violet, a current TLC participant. 687 more words

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A Client Story - Update on Marilyn & Lumi!

We first interviewed Marilyn in the winter of 2014. She had been a resident of Beth Shalom for about 6 weeks and she was caring for her 4-month-old daughter, Luminyiah (Lumi for short). 452 more words

Samantha’s story about the birth of Zaid

The Midwife Center thanks Samantha for sharing her story and photos!

I was becoming increasingly frustrated by being pregnant near the end. I was still vomiting and my heartburn was outrageous.  811 more words

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A Step Forward Michigan Success Story: Anne

by Katie Burns, J.D., Attorney, Housing Counselor, & HUD Certified Reverse Mortgage Counselor

To protect client confidentiality, all names have been changed in this post. … 795 more words

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