Monday, I posted some incredible statistics on drug use and dysfunction in West Virginia. My source has issued a correction:

We think it’s important to admit when we get something wrong and yesterday, we did. In a powerful story on the rise of grandfamilies” in West Virginia, we misstated that a majority of kids in West Virginia, and in Lincoln County, are being raised by their grandparents. This was based on a misreading of Census data. In fact, it is a majority of grandparents living with their grandchildren who are also responsible for their care. The Free Press regrets the error—and appreciates the eagle-eyed reader who spotted it.

June 18, 2024

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