The Digital Journalist
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Nikosha Jackson, 17, and her 8-month-old son Quintavia Nobles live on food stamps at a subsidized housing unit called Manor House in McKinney, Texas. Nikosha's father, Rickey Lynn Jackson, served seven years in prison; her mother died of ovarian cancer eight months after her father was released from prison. Oct. 26, 2006.