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Why long-term separation from parents harms kids

As a society, we often wax eloquent about how important it is to nurture, support and protect our children.

  • David Rosenberg
  • The Conversation

The sad reality, however, is that all too often major, life-changing decisions are made without any consideration of their potential lifelong and devastating impact on kids.

Case in point: children separated from their parents at borders as new immigration policies are debated.

Oft 2bSeparation from parents for even short periods can cause anxiety disorders that can last a long time.

I wish to underscore that my explanation here is apolitical.

Instead, I am writing as a…

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