Salina Rios, 19, a participant in Teen Success Inc., a program that helps teen mothers in the central San Joaquin Valley, holds her daughter Nataliee Villagrana, 2, during an open house for the program at Fresno Barrios Unidos last September.
Salina Rios, 19, a participant in Teen Success Inc., a program that helps teen mothers in the central San Joaquin Valley, holds her daughter Nataliee Villagrana, 2, during an open house for the program at Fresno Barrios Unidos last September. CRAIG KOHLRUSS Fresno Bee file
Salina Rios, 19, a participant in Teen Success Inc., a program that helps teen mothers in the central San Joaquin Valley, holds her daughter Nataliee Villagrana, 2, during an open house for the program at Fresno Barrios Unidos last September. CRAIG KOHLRUSS Fresno Bee file

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