Vernice Georges with her youngest son, 3-month old, Alex. Alex’s father died before Alex was born. Now, as a single-mother with three young children, Vernice has had many financial difficulties being on her own and needs some help this holiday season.
Vernice Georges with her youngest son, 3-month old, Alex. Alex’s father died before Alex was born. Now, as a single-mother with three young children, Vernice has had many financial difficulties being on her own and needs some help this holiday season. EMILY MICHOT emichot@miamiherald.com
Vernice Georges with her youngest son, 3-month old, Alex. Alex’s father died before Alex was born. Now, as a single-mother with three young children, Vernice has had many financial difficulties being on her own and needs some help this holiday season. EMILY MICHOT emichot@miamiherald.com

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