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Published by Children"s Aid Society of Hamilton-Wentworth? in [Hamilton-Wentworth? Ont .
Written in English



  • Ontario.


  • Foster home care -- Ontario.,
  • Youth -- Services for -- Ontario.,
  • Social surveys -- Ontario.,
  • Foster children -- Ontario.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Barbara Rosenblum.
LC ClassificationsHV887.C32 O577 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 176 p. ;
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3869015M
LC Control Number81191457

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