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A Depressing Childhood Exposed! Leah Messer’s Family Survived Off Food Stamps And Filed For Bankruptcy!

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Mar. 22 2016, Published 4:30 p.m. ET

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It appears that even during her childhood years, Leah Messer has had some difficult battles. The Teen Mom 2 star has dealt with two public divorces, a stint in rehab, and a roller-coaster custody battle all in just a year, and now her childhood struggles are being revealed!

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Leah Messer cries while reading over her divorce papers

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In documents obtained by RadarOnline.com, Leah’s mother Delta Dawn Spears was just 17-years-old when she gave birth to Leah in 1992. In 2005, she filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy with just $200 in her bank account.

Leah Messer cries while reading over her divorce papers

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When Leah was just 12-years-old, her mother fed her and her siblings with $465 a month in food stamps.

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Leah Messer cries while reading over her divorce papers

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Leah’s mother was also in serious debt owing $6,000 in unpaid medical bills and $35,000 for the family’s West Virginia mobile home.

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'Teen Mom' Leah Messer lands in West Virgina with family

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Just four months after filing, Leah’s mother was discharged.

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'Teen Mom' Leah Messer lands in West Virgina with family

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Fast forward four years later, at 16-years-old Leah become pregnant for the first time with her twins Ali and Aleeah, with her boyfriend Corey Simms after dating for one month.

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What do you think of Leah’s dark childhood past? Let us know in the comments section!

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