Teen Diary This month's Teen Diary is from 18 year-old Melissa Rodriguez. Melissa grew up in foster care. Now she lives with her infant son in New Haven, Connecticut. Through a state-run program, Melissa is able to go to school, hold a part time job and live semi-independently.
NPR logo

Teen Diary

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1041569/41569" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Teen Diary

Teen Diary

Teen Diary

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1041569/41569" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

This month's Teen Diary is from 18 year-old Melissa Rodriguez. Melissa grew up in foster care. Now she lives with her infant son in New Haven, Connecticut. Through a state-run program, Melissa is able to go to school, hold a part time job and live semi-independently.