Tae'tianna's story

Tae'tianna lives in Danville, Ill., with her mother, Jafaye. The mother-daughter duo raises Tae'tianna's niece and two nephews, all of whom are under the age of 6.

Tae'tianna has dated her girlfriend, Nuk, for more than two years. The couple got together while working at an inventory companyl. In August 2016, Tae'tianna gave birth to a stillborn child, whom she named Zyanna. She and Zyanna's father, LaDarius, still maintain a relationship but agree they're better off as friends. They celebrate her birthday with a memorial every year.

Tae'tianna waters the flowers outside the home she rents with her girlfriend, Nuk. The following day, the landlord notified her that she'd have to move because the house was facing foreclosure.
Tae'tianna kisses her girlfriend goodbye before heading to work at a call center in Terre Haute, Ind. She quit the job the following week.
Tae'tianna and Nuk, 2019.
Tae'tianna holds the necklace she had made for LaDarius, which features her deceased daughter's sonogram.
LaDarius comforts Tae'tianna during the memorial ceremony for Zyanna.
Tae'tianna places flowers on a makeshift grave for Zyanna.
Tae'tianna and her mom, JaFaye, outside the home they share in Danville.
Tae'tianna spends the afternoon with her mom, niece, and nephews at the home they all share together in Danville.
Tae'tianna goes live on Facebook during a night out at La Potosina in Danville.

Tae'tianna waters the flowers outside the home she rents with her girlfriend, Nuk. The following day, the landlord notified her that she'd have to move because the house was facing foreclosure. Tae'tianna kisses her girlfriend goodbye before heading to work at a call center in Terre Haute, Ind. She quit the job the following week. Tae'tianna and Nuk, 2019. Tae'tianna holds the necklace she had made for LaDarius, which features her deceased daughter's sonogram. LaDarius comforts Tae'tianna during the memorial ceremony for Zyanna. Tae'tianna places flowers on a makeshift grave for Zyanna. Tae'tianna and her mom, JaFaye, outside the home they share in Danville. Tae'tianna spends the afternoon with her mom, niece, and nephews at the home they all share together in Danville. Tae'tianna goes live on Facebook during a night out at La Potosina in Danville.
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