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Overcoming early childhood abandonment

Overcoming early childhood abandonment

February 22, 2013

Adopted when he was just three months old, it would seem that Skyler had every opportunity to be successful. But he had a long road of challenges to face before reaching that point, and Four Oaks was integral in helping him and his family get there.

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Hard work helps family reunite

Hard work helps family reunite

February 22, 2013

Heather’s life was going downhill fast; she was virtually homeless and dependent on marijuana. She and her boyfriend had frequent arguments with some escalating to the point of violence.

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Hard work helps family reunite

Hard work helps family reunite

February 22, 2013

Heather’s life was going downhill fast; she was virtually homeless and dependent on marijuana. She and her boyfriend had frequent arguments with some escalating to the point of violence.

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Knock knock. Who’s there? Dallas.

Knock knock. Who’s there? Dallas.

February 22, 2013

Telling a simple knock knock joke may not seem like a big deal, but for Dallas Dircks, a participant in the Four Oaks Asperger’s program, it demonstrates how far he has come.

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Four Oaks announces succession plan

Four Oaks announces succession plan

February 19, 2013

The Four Oaks board of directors recently announced that its succession task force has completed its work and recommended that Anne Gruenewald succeed Jim Ernst, president and CEO of Four Oaks.

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The Ripple Effect of Giving

The Ripple Effect of Giving

January 31, 2013

NextEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC truly cares about giving back to the community in a meaningful way, and recently the company is making a big impact at Four Oaks.

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The ABCs of Success

The ABCs of Success

January 24, 2013

Mason has had a difficult life. His mother passed away when he was just four years old and his uncle, who he became close to after his mom’s death, died when he was 10.

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The ABCs of Success

The ABCs of Success

January 24, 2013

Mason has had a difficult life. His mother passed away when he was just four years old and his uncle, who he became close to after his mom’s death, died when he was 10.

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Four Oaks keeps family together

Four Oaks keeps family together

January 24, 2013

Following a diagnosis of bi-polar disorder and worsening physical disabilities, Erik’s doctor encouraged him to stop working and focus on regaining his health. For the single dad, that meant not knowing how he was going to provide for his daughter.

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Four Oaks keeps family together

Four Oaks keeps family together

January 24, 2013

Following a diagnosis of bi-polar disorder and worsening physical disabilities, Erik’s doctor encouraged him to stop working and focus on regaining his health. For the single dad, that meant not knowing how he was going to provide for his daughter.

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