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Television programs help "Thursday's children" get adopted

"Eat it! Eat it!" said Barry, 9, holding out a potato chip to a furry blue creature named Grover. The creature gulped the chip, then gave the delighted boy a hug. Barry was meeting the stars of Sesame Street before their live show at Nassau Coliseum. Born retarded, he had lived in a residential treatment center since he was six, following the death of both parents. Until he shone on Thursday's Child, a weekly news feature conducted by Anchorwoman Michele Marsh on New York's WCBS-TV, he seemed destined to stay there. But five months...

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