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I Bought Up My Children On My Own

Families come in many shapes and sizes. 3 People

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    I admire single parents because I know what it's like. Most of the time you wonder where your energy, power and patience come from and will it last. My oldest is nineteen and this is the most trying time so far in my all of my children's up bringing. I will never give up though...
    BigBearLittleBear BigBearLittleBear 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2011

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