Octavious Young worked as a construction apprentice this summer, but gave the job up after losing food stamp benefits for his children. He’s trying to get his GED and looking for a part-time job.
Octavious Young worked as a construction apprentice this summer, but gave the job up after losing food stamp benefits for his children. He’s trying to get his GED and looking for a part-time job. Eric Frazier efrazier@charlotteobserver.com
Octavious Young worked as a construction apprentice this summer, but gave the job up after losing food stamp benefits for his children. He’s trying to get his GED and looking for a part-time job. Eric Frazier efrazier@charlotteobserver.com

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