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Cuts to home care services devastating for people

Sharlene Curnow broke down in tears when she saw the e-mail from her caseworker explaining that state budget cuts would leave her family without the help they have been depending on for her severely disabled 3-year-old son, Michael.

“Without these people in our life, I don’t know if my husband and I would be able to stay married, because of the stress it causes our relationship,” said Curnow, 36, a customer care representative for a cell phone company in Salem. “No matter how strong a foundation you have prior to having a child with disability, nothing prepares a couple for the stress that comes along with this.”

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  1. July 22, 2010 |