Deseret Industries: It's about the people, not the stuff

Stacy Fredericks had a pretty good life, all things considered. She had a good husband who worked hard to provide for her and their three beautiful children. They weren’t wealthy — not by any means — but they were able to live comfortably enough that she could stay home with the kids and focus all of her time and considerable talent on the only job she had ever wanted: being a full-time homemaker.

Then her husband got sick, and her happy, simple world was turned upside down.

“My husband couldn’t work, and I had no real job skills,” Stacy said. “I had been to a little college, but not enough to qualify me for anything that I could do to support our family.”

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