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'Young Moms Connect' helps teen mothers cope

By Phyllis Moore
Published in News on April 2, 2013 1:46 PM

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Kiesha Cousar, center, president of Cousar Empowerment Institute, forms a circle with students at Southern Wayne High School as part of an exercise wrapping up a series of workshops held at the school over the past month. The sessions were made possible through a grant received by Partnership for Children of Wayne County, which introduced the Young Moms Connect programs at Southern Wayne and Goldsboro high schools for new and expectant mothers.

Don't go by the supermarket tabloids -- being a teen mom is not glamorous. Just ask some who unexpectedly found themselves going through it. "I didn't think I was going to be in the situation, but I am," said Jaquetta...

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