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Barbara Morrison takes the reader on an unforgettable journey from hopeful college student, living in an upscale Baltimore neighborhood, to welfare mother living in a trailer with... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Ann Bracken
Love this perspective of the welfare system. Interesting to see how things have, and mostly haven't, changed over the past 40 years in the welfare system.Published 11 months ago by Old Soul
This is an essential and ground-breaking book. Morrison deconstructs the myth behind the “welfare mother. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Jennifer C.
Barbara Morrison tells a tale of how easily one young woman finds herself in circumstances she would never have dreamed of being in. Read morePublished on March 28, 2013 by Janice T Gary
"POVERTY IS NO SIN."
by George Herbert
Growing up in a prosperous neighborhood, B. Read more
For me, reading Innocent: Confessions of a Welfare Mother, by Barbara Morrison, was to encounter two different passions, almost equally strong. The first is expected: frustration. Read morePublished on December 14, 2012 by jackbdowns
Barbara Morrison's memoir of struggling, as a well-educated, middle-class young woman thrown into the lonely, poverty-stricken life of a single mother raising her child alone on... Read morePublished on September 21, 2012 by Paula