NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 16, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Chino, California: Bob Abernethy) Thalidomide victim Tony Melendez's performance for Pope John Paul II yesterday and pontiff's response recalled, shown. [MELENDEZ - recalls experience of meeting Pope; describes reaction to church's rejection of him for priesthood because of his handicap; discusses his attitude toward life.]
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