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What do we do with those kids whose parents receive aid but still do a crummy job of parenting?

Reform needs to start from within the community. What kinds of role models do many of these kids have? Drugs and violence begets more drugs and violence. It's a quick fix to the ecnomic question. Sell drugs, make money. I've seen it many, many times.

We need better leaders in these communities. How, I'm not sure. I don't think it's purely a governmental responsibility. Better, cleaner schools is a start. Setting up mentoring programs for kids that do well with local businesses. Getting the church more active in the community. Free, accessible birth control. All these things can help, I think.
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