Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Millions of children in the U.S. are being raised by their grandparents; various groups and organizations speculate on causes.
October 21, 2003, 12pm PDT | Connie Chung
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"Millions of grandparents are acting as primary caregiver to their grandchildren....A Census Bureau report released Thursday found that more than one-third of the 2.4 million grandparents who are primary caregivers to a grandchild lived in a home without the grandchild's parents. The report, which looked at data from the 2000 census in detail, did not include reasons for that dynamic."

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Published on Friday, October 17, 2003 in Orange County Register
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