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Parents Of Disabled Children Giving Up On Illinois

First Posted: 05/29/11 12:02 PM ET Updated: 07/29/11 06:12 AM ET

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Chicago Tribune :

Chrisa Hickey, a northwest suburban mom whose 16-year-old son hears voices, has bought property in Wisconsin with an eye to the future.

She wouldn't leave Barrington for career, retirement or the more languid pace of small-town living. Her relocation plans are strictly a way to keep Tim in his $85,000-a-year residential treatment center, currently funded by the state of Illinois.

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