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Foster Children / Dangerous Drugs (Part I) #1008417

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 30, 2011
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) ABC News exclusive story on the government's use of mind-altering drugs on foster children introduced; details given about the GAO report on the drug use; scenes shown of kids showing the drugs they took while in the system and of two of the kids on multiple medications. [Brooke's foster mother Lisa WARD†- outlines what they were told to do.] [Senator Tom CARPER†- talks about the drugs.] [National CASA Assn. CEO Michael PIRAINO†- explains why pills are used on "troubled" kids.]

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