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Crisis Nursery

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(before 2003)

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Being a parent is hard work. There are many things to think about. There are many things that can go wrong. Sometimes it is too much to handle.

There is now a place where parents can get help if they need it. No one wants to see children get hurt. Parents can leave their children at a nursery while they get help. There are many people to help out at the nursery so the children are safe.

Sometimes parents have a hard time dealing with everything. When it becomes hard for the parents, they can sometimes take it out on their children. When a child might be hurt, there is a place that will take the child. This place will keep them until it is safe for them to go home.

One mother was using drugs and alcohol. She decided that her daughter could be suffering from this. While the mother got help, the child stayed at the nursery. Many people were able to help the mother. The mother and daughter will be able to start a new life.

(This was adapted from an original story provided by News10 KXTV Sacramento.)

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