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More kids being raised by grandparents

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Since the economic recession began, the number of kids in the US being raised by their grandparents has risen sharply. Challenging economic conditions are part of the reason but others include "a single parent who becomes overwhelmed with financial problems, is incarcerated, succumbs to illness or substance abuse, or dies. High rates of divorce and teen pregnancies fuel the phenomenon, as do long overseas deployments confronting some parents in the military."


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