In advance of a rare two-week holiday in July, he handed his Twitter feed over to a few of his clients. Most of them were young mothers, who shared their own stories of the choice between keeping a roof over their heads or buying groceries. He and his clients found the endeavour so positive that they set up a new permanent Twitter feed, @MYegstrong, where youths can interact with the public. Thanks so much for the carseat someone generously gave to me, i honestly apreciate it and i feel so blesses and listened to – t., tweeted Tasha, twenty, last summer. Now a mother of two toddlers, she met Cherrington six years ago when she was released from jail into a group home for girls. He was not officially her social worker, but he still gave her rides to school, explained how to access food vouchers, and led her to an arts drop-in centre. He continues to help, even though she is no longer a minor. “Mark sticks around,” she explains.