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American Agenda (Family/Medicine: AIDS Parents and Children) #144143

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 26, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Beth Nissen) A New York state law and program to help parents who are terminally ill set up future care for their orphaned children examined; case studies cited. [AIDS patient Carol MELLMAN, The Orphan Project Carol LEVINE, two TEENS, New York City AIDS Services Barbara DRAIMIN - talk about the plight of children becoming orphaned as their mothers die.] Program's provision allowing the parent to select for their children a stand-by guardian who is either a relative or a state-approved foster mother detailed. [AIDS patient's mother "DOROTHY", AIDS patient "COSETTE" - comment on child care steps.]

Jennings, Peter;
Nissen, Beth

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