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Children of crack epidemic have matured

Many children born to mothers who did crack in the 1980s and 1990s were written off before they could talk. But in the two decades that have passed since crack dominated the nation's drug markets, these babies have grown into young adults who can tell their stories, and for the most part, they are tales of success.

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Once written off, 'crack babies' have grown into success stories
Article | Ryan Reed Kaufman was 4 years old, unwanted by a mother who smoked crack while she was pregnant, living with a foster family who pacified him with NyQuil every night at bedtime. He had no reason to expect that the grown-ups who came to visit him one day at child protective services might take him...

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