Quotation by Kenneth Keniston

Poor children live in a particularly dangerous world—an urban world of broken stair railings, of busy streets serving as playgrounds, of lead paint, rats and rat poisons, or a rural world where families do not enjoy the minimal levels of public health accepted as standard for nearly a century. Whether in city or country, this is a world where cavities go unfilled and ear infections threatening permanent deafness go untreated. It is world where even a small child learns to be ashamed of the way he or she lives.
Kenneth Keniston (20th century), U.S. professor, human development. All Our Children, ch. 2, The Carnegie Council on Children (1977).
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