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Maria F.'s Stroller

Blue stroller
This stroller represents belonging to a community of people who come from different places, but share in the wonders of parenthood.

When I became a mother, I struggled with fear and anxiety about raising my child away from my friends and family in Venezuela. However, fellow mothers from the neighborhood showed me love by welcoming me into parenting groups and offering guidance about doctors, child-care, and schools. They became the extended family that I wanted around me to raise my child.

Now, when I learn a neighbor is becoming a parent, I reach out and share the same tips, recommendations, and advice that were shared with me.
Maria F.
Washington, D.C.

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