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Hereditary Lung Disease / Connie Smith #230487

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 21, 1973
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(Studio) Hereditary disease forces couple in Fairfax, Virginia, to make difficult decision.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Fairfax, Virginia) Bonnie Smith and estranged husband to allow 13 month old daughter Connie, suffering from incurable lung disease, to be taken by newly appted. guardian, Dr. Arnold Dunn. Dr. Dunn saved Connie's life. [Dr. Arnold DUNN - explains Connie's background and reason for becoming Connie's guardian.] [Mrs. Bonnie SMITH - believes Connie will be better off in lung specialist's home. Visiting rights open.] Dr. Dunn questioned about Connie's chances for normal life. [DUNN - believes Connie will have fairly normal life and live to marry.]
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter

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