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Shaquillia Meadows left her humanities class this week at Boston Day and Evening Academy in Roxbury. During the past school year she slept at friends' homes, and now has a foster home. Shaquillia Meadows left her humanities class this week at Boston Day and Evening Academy in Roxbury. During the past school year she slept at friends' homes, and now has a foster home. (DAVID L. RYAN/GLOBE STAFF)
By Tracy Jan
Globe Staff / August 2, 2007

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One student's mother was killed last year, leaving her and six younger siblings homeless. Another student was kicked out of his house by his new stepmother. Others ran away to escape drug-addicted or abusive parents, or were forced out because of their own addictions to drugs and alcohol. (Full article: 1002 words)

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