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Medicine: Young Caregivers #827817

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 06, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Janet Shamlian) The stress on young people serving as caregivers for aging & disabled parents & grandparents featured; statistics cited; scenes shown of 8-year-old Will Lore†† with his dad, who has ALS. [16-year-old Vincent GLAVIANO††- says it affects his life & grades.] [United Hospital Fund Carol LEVINE†- says this is a tremendous sense of guilt and burden.] [Vincent Glaviano’s mom Ann Marie GLAVIANO†- says a vital part of their childhood has been absorbed by the illness.]

Williams, Brian;
Shamlian, Janet

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