Fil-Canadian Mom Chooses Education for Better Future

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A mom at 16 and a high school drop out, Charlaine Ang could have settled with her fast-food job and not become a scholar at Capilano University next year.

How did she do it? Through the youth program of Vancouver School Board's South Hill Education Centre and the Tupper Young Parent Services alternative program, that is.

Ang attended the Tupper program-which trains teen moms how to prepare nutritious meals, and provide fitness sessions and childcare-by day. She works at a retail store called Metrotown until 9: 30 p.m. three nights a week while juggling home chores and child rearing duties, the report on says.

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