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Poverty drags kids down

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
    CTY KIDS COUNT - 16 August 2011- (The spelling of all of these name ARE correct despite the irregularities) Single mother Mildred Kalaluhi sat in the living room of her Makiki apartment with three of her four children. Kalaluhi moved into the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg transitional housing unit with the help of Catholic Charities earlier this year and is trying to make ends meet through a 20 hour a week job and various aid programs. Pictured with her were Skyler Isaiah Gorospe, 4, Pualena Kalaluhi, 1, and Brianna Joy Grospe, 11. Not pictured was her daughter Valerie Grospe, 13, who was at band practice. Honolulu Star-Advertiser photo by Cindy Ellen Russell
  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
    CTY KIDS COUNT - 16 August 2011- (The spelling of all of these name ARE correct despite the irregularities) Single mother Mildred Kalaluhi stoodby at the entrance of her Makiki apartment with one of her four children. Kalaluhi moved into the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg transitional housing unit with the help of Catholic Charities earlier this year and is trying to make ends meet through a 20 hour a week job and various aid programs. Pictured with her were Skyler Isaiah Gorospe, 4, Pualena Kalaluhi, 1, and Brianna Joy Grospe, 11. Not pictured was her daughter Valerie Grospe, 13, who was at band practice. Honolulu Star-Advertiser photo by Cindy Ellen Russell

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