"This family was struggling to have food on the table, keep a roof over their heads, pay bills to stay warm. They were good people in a bad place. "Read More
"Her little boy walked in. He was holding an empty green bean can to his mouth, drinking the juice from the bottom of it. I asked what he was doing and she said, 'He’s hungry. That’s all the food we have left in the house.' I asked her how and when they would get more food. She looked me in the eyes and said, 'I don’t know.'Read More
"Bethany and Cassidy are similar — both ebullient, friendly personalities, charming and quick to laugh. But in effect they grew up on different planets. And anybody who blames Bethany for her troubles doesn’t understand the axiom of America today: Talent is universal, but opportunity is not."Read More
Children’s brains develop in relationships. The developing brain is built from the bottom up, simple skills that create the foundation for more complex connections and skills that develop later. For the brain to construct this strong foundation, babies rely on adults who are available to respond consistently.Read More
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