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Tristin Gorley gives his first smile to his mother, Jessie, shortly after being born. Tristin was born five weeks premature and weighed 4 pounds 11 ounces.

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17-year-old single mother Jessie Gorley learns to grow up quickly

On Friday afternoon, Jessie Gor­ley, 17, returned home with her son, Tristin, from a Christmas party at the Moffat County Alternative School, which she attends each morning. This holiday will be her first with her son, but it wasn’t that long ago that Christmas presents and decorations were the furthest thing from her mind.

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