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Rob Cousins / Minnesota Family / Belfast #29798

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 23, 1974
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(Studio) IRA (Irish Republican Army) Christmas truce goes into effect. Last June, several Belfast children visited with American family for summer. Rob Cousins now with American family for as long as he wants.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Appleton, Minnesota) Rob doesn't have to contend with bombings, violence, or barricades in Minnesota. [Eldon VOORHEES - says Rob has adapted very quickly.] [COUSINS - likes Minnesota because it's peaceful.] Rob's sisters and mother still in Belfast ghetto. [Mary VOORHEES - writes to Rob's mother frequently.] [COUSINS - says he would like to see family, especially now at Christmas.]
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs

Dobbs, Greg;
Reasoner, Harry

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