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I am a gerontologist and spend much time in convalescent...

October 20, 1985

I am a gerontologist and spend much time in convalescent hospitals each day. When I spoke with some of the residents after they had watched "Amos," they voiced their fear and terror at what they saw. Uncovering elder abuse must be done. However, presenting the problem without documentation and with a distortion of facts (there were several examples of this in "Amos") is not the path to follow.

Evelyn Mandel, Santa Monica

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