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Bernard Skelton

Home: Bronx, NY
Age: 25

Bernard has been a Big Brother to kids with developmental delays in Queens and is now a peer educator at Friends of Island Academy. Most importantly, though, he is a family man, dedicated to his girlfriend, Aliyah, and son, Tyreik.





I got out. It was December second or third. They let us off at Queens Plaza. It was a clear night. I think it was a full moon. And my mom met me at the train station at Flushing. And I just remember walking down that block, not knowing where we lived or what my apartment looked like, and just breathing fresh air.


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