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The authority of kids in court

August 20, 1992



The editorial "Kids, Parents, Politics," August 6 is well taken. It is horrible for foster and adoptive parents to see children languish in and out of foster homes waiting for parental rights to be terminated.

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Why not allow children the right to a "divorce"?

But letting such a child "divorce" the parents puts a terrible burden of guilt on an immature, often psychologically scarred child. Nancy K. O'Connor, Nanty Glo, Pa.

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