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As many Paradise residents work to piece their lives back together they have the added weight of trauma from the Camp Fire.
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This story was produced as a project for the USC Center for Health Journalism’s California Fellowship....
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Mothers who have experienced trauma and live stressful lives often make bad choices. Gabriela's story is a heartbreaking example.
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Emotional neglect, physical abuse, divorce, a household riven by addiction — science shows that traumas like these in childhood cause poorer health later in life, both mentally and physically.    
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This story was produced as part of a project for the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism.
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On the heels of the fellowship series "The Children of Central City," the New Orleans City Council recently approved a resolution calling for a citywide approach to childhood trauma.
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Trauma researcher Natalie Slopen can't stop thinking about recent news footage showing a tearful father embracing his unresponsive son after a long forced separation.
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“The Children of Central City” is a powerful set of stories and videos that uncover the deep emotional and physical scars born by New Orleans’ most vulnerable kids.
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This article was produced as a project for the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism.   Other stories in the series include: The Children of Central City The story behind 'The Children of Central City'
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How a Central City couple plans to save their neighborhood — one football team at a time.

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