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Book Review: Stories of Survival Along the City’s Margins

Adrian Nicole LeBlanc’s Random Family explores a range of themes: cyclical poverty, failure of the social services system, the value of education and inequality of women and girls, just to name a few. But at its core, Random Family is an elegant story about people and their day-to-day survival, offering a glimpse into the joys […]

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Book Review on Leblanc’s Random Family

Adrian Nicole Leblanc spent a decade reporting on the lives of urban street kids and their families in the South Bronx. It all started in the early 1990s when a clip in Newsday about the trial of a heroin dealer by the name of Boy George grabbed her attention. The trial gave wings to Leblanc’s […]

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A Story of Poverty, Crime and Survival in the Bronx

In her book “Random Family,” journalist Adrian Nicole LeBlanc chronicles the lives of two young women and their families as they struggle to navigate poverty, crime, drugs and life in the Bronx.

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Random Family by Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

Random Family offers a clear-eyed look into the poverty-stricken world of the South Bronx in the 1980s.

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