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Age when Interviewed: 25
Date of Interview: Fall 2012
Keywords: Housing insecurity, Single parent
ACE Factors: Physical abuse, Domestic violence, Household substance abuse, Criminal household member, Parental separation or divorce, Mental illness in household
Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, Nora is a single mother who participated in the Voices of Homelessness project as a junior at St. Catherine University. She experienced housing insecurity from her mid-adolescence until her mid-twenties. She went on to earn a Bachelor’s from St. Catherine University in 2014, prior to which she earned an Associate’s Degree in Health Care and Human Services. Before her time at St. Catherine University, she held positions as a licensed Certified Nurse Practitioner and a Medication Aide.
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