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Grandparents as Parents

  • Aired: 05/06/2004
  • 56:46
  • Rating: TV-G
Nationwide, more than two million grandparents are raising their grandchildren. The 18,000 figure in Idaho represents an 80 percent growth since 1990. A law signed by Governor Dirk Kempthorne acknowledged this growth in grandparent-grandchild families by giving grandparents more legal rights over the care of their grandchildren.
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Some 18,000 Idaho grandparents are serving as primary caregivers for a grandchild.
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