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Welfare Mothers Need Education on Diapers

December 27, 1992

Our readers wrote letters throughout 1992, expressing their viewpoints on a variety of issues. Here are condensed versions of some of those letters to help us remember the events that mattered to Orange County readers this past year. We would like to thank the readers who took the time to share their views, and we look forward to hearing from them and others in 1992.

Regarding the budget cuts and the impact on AFDC and education: When I read about mothers who rely on welfare bemoaning the cost of diapers ($125 per month, according to one) and baby wipes and baby powder, the need for education is really brought home. Has no one ever told these women about cloth diapers, wash cloths and hot, soapy water?

JO-ANNE JARVIS

Huntington Beach

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