Saturday, July 7, 2012

Struggles of single parents in recessionary times

Crystal Tetreault and daughter Jada, 6. Journal photo by John Freidah.

Single parenthood has never been easy, but the recession has only compounded the difficulties for parents like Crystal Tetreault of Cranston, who was laid off from her job as a dental assistant. She, her daughter and her teenage son, Bobby, share their poignant story in tomorrow's Sunday Journal. This is my latest contribution to our year-long serialized look at the economy, Reinvent Rhode Island. For interactive graphics, to take a poll and join the congestion right now, go to our blog posting.

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