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Plummer Home expands to help foster children find permanent homes

Dracut resident Tina Mirabello, 50, and her partner were on the verge of becoming legal guardians to two foster children, ages 7 and 12, when she felt the rug was pulled out from under them: The agency that had been supporting them through the complicated process would be discontinuing its services.

Then Mirabello was introduced to the Plummer Home for Boys in Salem, an organization that shared the same goal of permanent care for children as the foster-care agency they had been working with, Casey Family Services of Lowell, and hope was restored.

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