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CULVER CITY (CBS2) — Finding child care is already challenging under the best of circumstances, but for parents dealing with a disease the search can be even more difficult.

CBS2’s Pat Harvey takes a look at Village Tree Preschool, a non-profit organization in Culver City that’s caring for children whose parent or sibling is living with a chronic illness.

“I love the feeling. They call all their teachers aunties. It almost makes you feel safe when you come there,” said Dorraine Nesbit, whose 3-year-old son Dorian attends the day care facility.

Nesbit said the school helped her when she needed it most. At around the same time she got laid off from work Nesbit was also diagnosed with cervical cancer, which made paying for day care nearly impossible. Jade and Robbie Stanford of Village Tree saw her need and offered to cover the cost of…

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