Susan R.

As interviewed by Garrison F.
"Age is just a number."
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Diana Kropka

As Interviewed by Alexis Pool
"It was the size of a twin mattress, five feet tall post, all the way around it, and it was a cage."
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Susan Burek

As Interviewed by Leticia Ortega
"Priya was two, three, four, and five when I adopted her."
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Uma Devi

As Interviewed by Geetika Polavarapu
"My mother told me to marry him. So I did. "
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Marjo Rogers

As Interviewed by Kepler Huntress
"She one time, she scared me half to death and started chasing me"
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Pari Kalari

As Interviewed by R.K.
"Only by doing child labor or begging on the streets, would they be able to live on a daily basis, get some food on their plate."
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Edward Webster Olney Jr.

As Interviewed by Brody Martell
"He took the container, and empties it out in the parking lot of customs, and had a big bulldozer smash it all, smashed it all up, and threw it back into the container."
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Rene Craft

As Interviewed by Elena B.
"One time we were swimming in a public pool, and a man said, ĎI don't want your weirdo kid to play with my children. Get away from us.í"
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Jessica Mols

As Interviewed by Maxine F
"So our job in KIND is to try to find pro Bono attorneys to represent these children in their deportation proceedings and try to find a way for them to stay in the United States with a type of lawful status. "
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Geronimo Rodriguez

As Interviewed by Chloe K.
"I knew that if you get good grades in the 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th, then that counts for going to college. And my parents wanted to help me do that, and they didnít have the money to send me to college, but they made choices..."
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Karen Prairie

Addy Prairie
"I believe, that people are naturally good, and that these kids are good, and that if they could just be pulled into something else, then they wouldnít fall into gang life."
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Susan Eckel

As Interviewed by Claire Payne
"He was three and a half years old -- he was not toilet trained, he was still breastfeeding, he didn't wear shoes, and he had no idea how to deal with other children."
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Erin Argue

As Interviewed by Elise Ponder
"I think that everyone deserves a fighting chance in life. And sometimes people arenít always equipped with the resources necessary on their own, and Iíve always wanted to help make sure that I can help the people who donít always have the means to help themselves."
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Susan Hays

As Interviewed by Zachary W.
"Thatís what this country is all about -- everyone gets to do what they wanna do with their lives, and itís not my place to judge them, and itís not the government's place to tell her how to live her life, so long as sheís not hurting anybody else."
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