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It just felt right.

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November 2017: I get this message on Facebook from a student that I used to tutor when I first moved to St. louis. She was going through several transitions with her family and needed help getting to school. I asked how I could help. The next day: Her: Can we stay with you until Thanksgiving Break so that we can go to school? Me: Who is "we?" Her: Me, my brother and sister. The squad arrived at our tiny two bedroom apartment and we had an awesome two weeks. The kids were going to school, processing through life with us, and gelling with our newlywed lives. After Thanksgiving Break: DJ tells us we should pray for the kids in hopes that they would continue going to school, processing, and applying some of the coping skills that we taught them. Prayer led to us deciding to keep them for the remainder of the school year. God gave us the grace and provision to care for them well. We moved from our tiny apartment to a bigger one in a neighboring area, DJ got a ne