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Latchkey Kids #81496

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 05, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Bellefonte, Pennsylvania) American Association of Univ. Women's Phone Friend service for children who must stay home alone due to working parents featured. [Latchkey kid Kelly HUSTON - acknowledges she's afraid being by herself sometimes.] [Dr. Louise GUERNEY - describes extent of callers' fears.] Findings of study on Phone Friend callers regarding reasons for children utilizing service noted. [Bill EVANCHO - suppresses his needs.] [GUERNEY - believes children with increasing responsibilities need supports.] [Vol. Nina WHITE - describes some callers' reaction to talking with vol.] [HUSTON - praises Phone Friend vols.] [Chris HUSTON - appreciated service.] States incorporating Phone Friend concept listed.
REPORTER: John Martin

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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