NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 10, 2000
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.
(Center, Texas: Jim Cummins) The spirit of giving in the rural town of Center, Texas, featured; scenes shown from the Bennett Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, which hosts children with special needs from the mean streets of larger Texas cities. [Pastor adoptive father W.C. MARTIN - recites how these children have been abused; hopes these kids can recognize the love in their lives.] [State case worker Judy BOWMAN - calls this adoption of special needs children a "phenomenon."] [Adoptive child Mercedes BOWMAN, foster child "TERRY" - talk about family.] [Adoptive mother Donna MARTIN - talks about the difficulties.] [Adoptive mother and father Theresa and Glenn LATHAN - recall adopting five sisters.]
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