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Adopted Children / George Case #71403

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 03, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Miami, Florida) Jim George's lifestyle in face of mylosidic leukemia noted. [GEORGE - cites psychological impact.] George's only hope said with bone marrow transplant from genetically similar sibling. [Marilyn GEORGE - cites necessity of transplant.] Problems arising from fact that George was adopted and resulting legal barriers to his finding his real family examined. [GEORGE -notes only successful transplants have been from genetic mate.] Judge Gene Martin's response to George's efforts cited. [Marilyn GEORGE - says situation has to be resolved before husband dies.]
REPORTER: Rebecca Chase

Chase, Rebecca;
Robinson, Max

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