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Hints for children and parents:

Experts agree that a few simple rules can help to protect children from abduction: A child should never get in a car with a stranger, no matter what pretext or ploy he may use.

Use a password. A child should go with no one unless that person uses the password.

A child should never disclose that he is alone in the house if someone calls or comes to the door.

A child's name should never be in a visible place on his clothing.

Parents should keep a child with them in a store or public place.

Parents should never leave a child alone in a car, even for a few minutes.

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