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Tamara sees change, growth in children

When Tamara first started as an intern at the mission, she was surprised. “I had this idea in my head that a homeless shelter looks a certain way,” she said.

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Linda, 6 Kids, Escape Abusive Household to Start Fresh at the Mission

Linda, 34, came to the United States from the Philippines with her Dad when she was 16. They settled in Northern California where Linda finished high school and then started

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Diane and children

Diane Regains Custody of Her Son After Surprise Birth

It wasn’t until Diane was rushed to the hospital that she found out she was pregnant—and going into labor. “I was drinking and on drugs,” Diane said. “My water broke,

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