http://www.sltrib.com/2003/may/05062003/nation_w/54251.asp Abused or neglected children are far more likely to become criminals as adults, says a study issued by an organization of police chiefs, prosecutors and crime victims. Fight Crime: Invest in Kids says the report supports the idea of more money for pre-kindergarten programs and parenting classes, on the ground that the cost will be offset when children who might have been burdens on society grow up to be upstanding citizens, the Associated Press reports . . .
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