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Runaways #542150

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 05, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Study noted finding most youthful runaways feel they were thrown out of home or left to avoid abuse; Covenant House shelter mentioned. [Shelter official Don MATHIS - notes scope of emotional problems found in children arriving at shelters.] [Former runaway Penny MAUER - recalls psychological state when she left home.] [Jennifer FLORIEN - claims mother kicked her out of house ] [Covenant House president Father Bruce RITTER - notes percentage of children classified as clinically depressed.] [Heather MAHONEY - feels shelters such as Hollywood's Options House help prevent some teen suicides.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert
Duration:
00:02:00

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