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Where Are They Now

Kristen was hired full-time by the Earn Program while she was pregnant. She has been with them 2 years and is now a supervisor. She is taking classes part-time and has her own apartment. She loves sending us pictures and updates on her 2 year old daughter.

Samantha is a mother of twin boys. Started working full-time at Giant while living at Mary's Home. Entered the management trainee program and now interviews and hires cashiers. She recently hired current residents of Mary's Shelter and offers encouragement and advice based on her experiences.

Kayla received her Certified Nursing Assistant certificate through Reading Area Community College and is employed full-time at a local nursing home. Recently moved into her own apartment and she obtained her driver's license which increases her independence. Although she is nervous about being on her own, she is excited about what the future brings. She calls us with weekly updates.

Alicia was diagnosed with learning disabilities and mild mental retardation, everyone was encouraging her NOT to have the baby. Alicia maintains her own apartment and volunteers at her son's school as much as possible. She calls Mary's Shelter once a month, just to say "hello".