When Older Siblings Step Into Parents' Shoes

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When parents pass away, fall ill or become overwhelmed, older siblings may adjust and fill the role of the guardian. Kathy Borkowski shares her experience with raising her three siblings after her parents died, and child psychologist Vicki Panaccione discusses how this relationship works on both sides.

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