Children Caregivers Face Difficult Challenges

Over a million children are the primary caregivers in their family.
1:44 | 11/13/13

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It's an emotional and familiar struggle. For the estimated one point four million American children who are caregivers and their families. Do you let people in -- on your -- responsibilities what you do. A lot of people don't get it. And it's don't -- -- The fourteen year old -- on it does know what it's like to be kids struggling under a mountain of adult worry. Her mother Vicki has been battling stage four breast cancer. For the past three years. We'll -- back now. I -- this kind of thing. Thanks very -- time things and the tacit contract is the parent you're gonna take care of the kids. And here. For necessities say -- let's flipped. How does that impact he's had it -- Because. Story. I want -- making it. I'll do it but it. -- hope for a delicate balancing act between a healthy child. And an ailing parent.

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