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A happy anniversary  Accompanied by her son, Jacob Lifsey (left), Virginia Lifsey greets Zemirah Price, 2, and Merle Jenkins during an open house to celebrate the first anniversary of Starting Point Ministries. Virginia Lifsey is the founder of Starting Point and the director of its Fenwick Street facility, which provides clean and safe shelter for homeless mothers ages 17-24. She says there is a severe shortage of shelter space for women in Augusta.  MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF
MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF
A happy anniversary Accompanied by her son, Jacob Lifsey (left), Virginia Lifsey greets Zemirah Price, 2, and Merle Jenkins during an open house to celebrate the first anniversary of Starting Point Ministries. Virginia Lifsey is the founder of Starting Point and the director of its Fenwick Street facility, which provides clean and safe shelter for homeless mothers ages 17-24. She says there is a severe shortage of shelter space for women in Augusta.

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