142: Barbara

142: Barbara

Oct 15, 1999
We hear the story of one African-American single mother. Barbara Clinkscales recorded her family's life over the course of seven months for This American Life. Her life defies—or makes irrelevant—most of our typical notions of inner-city, black single mothers.
  • Barbara's story continues, as she hears some terrible news about her son. (18 minutes)ChildrenMothersParentingTeenagers

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