A Whole Home Though a Single Parent

"Because of soaring divorce rates and a rise in illegitimacy, more and more American children—one of every seven, to be exact—now live apart from their fathers. And according to a group of women economists, the vast majority of those children have to survive without much help from their absent parent." The New York Times, April 18, 1977;

This newspaper statement evokes the poignancy of many a distressing family situation. For whether fathers or mothers, single parents left to raise their children alone frequently have immediate needs that seem to overwhelm them.

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August 15, 1977
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