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The day starts at 6 a.m. as Virginia Torres and her daughter, Jollissa, get up, get dressed and swallow their breakfasts. Then Virginia, 17, kisses her baby girl goodbye and boards the bus for Sunlake High School.

Virginia never planned on being a teen mother, of course. She hid the pregnancy as long as she could and dreaded the day she finally told her parents. But then the unexpected blessings poured forth. Virginia's mother, Luz Torres, stepped in to raise the baby while nudging Virginia forward in school. View audio slideshow.

[Last modified: Monday, May 24, 2010 5:04pm]

    

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