Art for the children's sake

Thank you for the article ``Stark Images of Child Poverty,'' Sept. 17. Herein lies the root of many of today's problems. The nation that fails to take care of its children will most certainly build more jails for its criminals. Dick Whitehead, Merritt Island, Fla.

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