NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 19, 2012
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(Washington: Chelsea Clinton) The Foster Grandparent program, a national effort to get retirees to mentor America’s youth, featured; scenes shown of volunteer Percy Thomas at Miner Elementary School in Washington, DC. [THOMAS – says this is his family.] [8-year-old Jasani PRIMROSE, 7-year-old Ariel WHITE- talk about Grandpa Thomas.] [2nd grade teacher Tyrenea SHARPE- notes the children feel the nurturing spirit of a grandparent.] [Foster grandchild Tamika CURTIS- comments on her foster grandma, Dorothy Campbell.] [CAMPBELL – says the kids are keeping her well.]
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