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Handicapped Children #309537

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 04, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Janet Marchese's success in finding adoptive parents for Down's Syndrome infants given up by parents examined. [Gale WEINART - explains why she and husband Wayne have adopted handicapped children.] [MARCHESE - describes necessary attitude of adoptive parents toward handicapped children.] [PARENTS - explain placing child for adoption with Marchese.] Marchese's personal situation described. [Mr. WEEGAN - explains adopting Down's Syndrome child.] New York state's threat to sue Marchese due to her unofficial role as 1-woman placement agency noted. [MARCHESE - notes such children offer unconditional love.]

Rather, Dan

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