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Extended Families Fill In As Mom, Dad

Thayer Garrett thought her days of raising a small child were behind her. But after her adult son died last year, leaving behind his toddler, the child’s mother asked Garrett to keep the boy for a few months. A year later, 4-year-old Kenneth is still living with his grandmother.