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Runaway/Thrownaway Children: National Estimates and Characteristics
(NCJ 196469) October 2002
OJJDP NISMART Series, Bulletin, 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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