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It’s hard to select just one day from the last year that can be deemed “the worst,” but Corie Tracey, a 37-year-old single mother of two, gamely takes a stab at it.
Moneisha Bryan barely left her bed last September. She was simply too depressed to get up. As a 24-year-old single mom raising three young boys alone in a pandemic, she was consumed with worry about her finances.
Nationally, mothers lost work at three times the rate of fathers in the pandemic. The loss was even worse for single mothers.
With three jobs, an eighth grader learning at home during the pandemic and a mom in a high-risk category, Kara Dwyer found herself at the whims of government aid and Medicaid home-care contract negotiations.
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This past year, as the COVID-19 pandemic forced us all to social distance and move our lives online for the safety of ourselves and our communities, Connecticut’s students have quietly suffered.
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