Hi I am Charlie.
I am the oldest in my family and my mum has brought me and my younger brothers up.
I am just finishing school and don't know what options are out there. I know my mum is struggling and want to help but I don't know how.
I look after my younger brothers while my mum is at work and hang out with my friends when I can.
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