May 17, 2009 in City
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Above: “She’s had six caregivers in two years,” said Shirley Young about her great-granddaughter Macaylee Godin, 5, at their home in Coeur d’Alene. Shirley and her husband, Chuck, gained custody of Macaylee and her three siblings last year.

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Chuck and Shirley Young, of Coeur d’Alene, have had custody of their four great- grandchildren for nearly a year.

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Right: Shirley holds the Godin children’s permanent United States resident cards. From left, Keira, 9, Destiny, 8, Brayden, 6, and Macaylee, 5.

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Shirley Young sits quietly next to her husband, Chuck, during dinner at their CdA home last month.

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Chuck Young waits with Keira, Macaylee, Brayden and Destiny at the Social Security office in Coeur d’Alene on March 13 while obtaining the proper documents for Idaho identification cards.

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Macaylee Godin, 5, tries to find an answer for her great- grandmother as to why she cut her hair. “She is suffering from attachment disorder,” said Shirley about her great- granddaughter. Macaylee hasn’t seen her mother in two years.