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LAist Reader Pledges To Pay Rent Of Mother Facing Eviction

Trailer Grove trailer park in Pomona. (Aaron Mendelson/LAist) (Aaron Mendelson/LAist)
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"It's pretty damn scary, especially when you have a kid," Presley Wilson told me in a story we published on Friday.

Wilson is a single mom with chronic health issues, and the COVID-19 outbreak means she can't work. But this week, things are looking better.

After seeing our story, an LAist reader contacted Wilson, offering to cut a check for her rent, utilities and late fees.

"The [story] about Presley just stuck out," reader Shawn Nee said on Monday, after he and Wilson spoke over the phone. "She has a son and I have a son who are both the same age, so that really struck a chord with me."

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