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Baby steps and big gains

Urban College program guides day-care entrepreneurs toward expansion, success

Jacqueline Bedoya and her young charges use shaving cream to clean up after a painting exercise at Bedoya’s day-care center in Chelsea. Jacqueline Bedoya and her young charges use shaving cream to clean up after a painting exercise at Bedoya’s day-care center in Chelsea. (Wendy Maeda/ Globe Staff)
By Robert Gavin
Globe Staff / August 18, 2009

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CHELSEA - Two years after opening a small day-care center in her apartment, Jacqueline Bedoya is expanding. Where she was previously allowed to care for as many as six children, her license to operate the business was upgraded to allow as many as 10. She hired her 18-year-old daughter as an assistant, and thanks to the income she’ll get from ... (Full article: 948 words)

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