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8-Year-Old Creates Bakery to Fund His Mother’s Home

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California’s Jalen Bailey made headlines for starting his very own bakery just to raise money for his home.

Young Jalen decided to take matters into his own hands to create a better life for he and his mother, Sharhonda Mahan. The 8-year-old entrepreneur took up baking goods to sell in his Fresno neighborhood to buy a house that they “can be happy in.”

Sharhonda admitted to KFSN, “It was a little overwhelming because it was something that I couldn’t do for him.”

While Jalen’s “go get ’em” attitude impressed his mother, it also grabbed the attention of local business professionals. One, in particular, who donated a used oven just so Jalen will have the proper resources to continue his baking business venture.

Enjoy the full inspirational report below.


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