Millions of Grandparents Raising Grandkids
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Millions of Grandparents Raising Grandkids

Fifty-nine percent of the 3.1 million American kids who don’t share a house with a parent live with their grandparents, USA Today reported. Citing U.S. Census data, the paper said 67 percent of the grandparents are under the age of 60 and 13 percent are under 45.

Even though raising a grandchild can add a great deal of stress to their lives, a University of Toronto researcher told USA Today that, “It seems that grandparents will step forward no matter what their personal sacrifices to take care of these children.” 

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