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Person of The Week (Holmes Morton) #144715

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 29, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Dr. Holmes Morton, who cares for the children in the Mennonite and Amish communities in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, who suffer from serious hereditary diseases, profiled; scenes shown. [MORTON - talks about his work with children.] [Patient's mother Sheila GROFF - praises the doctor.] Diseases to which the Amish are susceptible due to inbreeding listed. [Lancaster General Hospital Jeffrey FRIED - comments.] Morton's background reviewed; photos shown. [MORTON - talks about working with a different culture and setting up a clinic.]

Jennings, Peter

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