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Mentor Center’s list of waiting kids grows

As a new mother, Megan Haffey, 25, has been looking at her own life, evaluating her past choices and where she hopes to go. When she thinks of her future, of the kind of mom she wants to be, she thinks of Ruth Gordon. “Strong, she’s always been strong,” Haffey said. “Honest. And hopeful. She believes in people, even if they’re not at their best in that moment.” Gordon, the director of the Mentor Center of Western Nevada, became Haffey’s mentor when Haffey was 15. Ten years later, the two are still close. “I’m just there for her, and she …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 8, 2013 12:11AM Published Oct 8, 2013 11:42AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.