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WBUR – The youngest kids in Mass. shelters need more support, advocates warn

Boston, MA – Jazzmine Pryor looks forward to Tuesday nights. That’s when a small room opens up at the end of the second floor hallway in the Boston shelter where Pryor lives. It’s a playroom with a dress-up corner, a book nook and a little basketball hoop, among other toys and activities.

Pryor’s 20-month-old son, Davon, likes to play with big magnetic letters by the door. He’s just beginning to talk, but he’s already learned the alphabet. 

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