Brandy Fultcher, 39, of south Sacramento holds her napping 3-month-old daughter TrueeLove Carroll as she talks about the assistance that the WellSpace Health Oak Park Community Health Center has given them on Tuesday. First 5 Sacramento hosted a Healthy Baby event for African American mothers to address the high infant mortality rate in that community.
Brandy Fultcher, 39, of south Sacramento holds her napping 3-month-old daughter TrueeLove Carroll as she talks about the assistance that the WellSpace Health Oak Park Community Health Center has given them on Tuesday. First 5 Sacramento hosted a Healthy Baby event for African American mothers to address the high infant mortality rate in that community. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
Brandy Fultcher, 39, of south Sacramento holds her napping 3-month-old daughter TrueeLove Carroll as she talks about the assistance that the WellSpace Health Oak Park Community Health Center has given them on Tuesday. First 5 Sacramento hosted a Healthy Baby event for African American mothers to address the high infant mortality rate in that community. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
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February 10, 2015 5:46 PM

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