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Runaway/Thrownaway Children: National Estimates and Characteristics (NCJ 196469) October 2002
Bulletin
OJJDP NISMART Series
12 page(s)
Heather Hammer, David Finkelhor, Andrea J. Sedlak
This bulletin provides information on the number and characteristics of children who are gone from their homes either because they have run away or have been "thrown out" by their caretakers.
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