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July 19, 2017
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Fighting Poverty the Hard Way

A Baltimore youth charity surrounds struggling teenagers with a team of volunteers who push, pull, and cajole them to success. It’s tough and labor-intensive, but it works. What will it take to help it grow?

The nonprofit group Thread surrounds each struggling teenage participant with a team of volunteers who push, pull, and cajole them to success. It’s hard work, but it gets results. Can it find the money and support it needs to grow?

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