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‘They are at a real advantage’: Melissa Kearney explains why growing up in a two-parent household is a major privilege

Alan Shurtleff, left, Morgan Shurtleff, right, and their daughter, 1-year-old Cora Dibert, pose for a photo at The Bridge Church, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023, in Mustang, Okla. Nate Billings/AP Photo.

Melissa Kearney, the Neil Moskowitz Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland, discusses her important new book, The Two-Parent Privilege: How Americans Stopped Getting Married and Started Falling Behind.

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