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Resource ID: #19586
Subject: Local Government
Source: Los Angeles Daily Journal
Date: May 13, 2002



This five-story package examines how Los Angeles County handles the deaths of the poor, while touching on legal issues, unclaimed bodies and budget matters. Thousands of poor people, including hundreds of children, die alone or unclaimed every year in Los Angeles County and as the county's budget situation tightens, the dead tend to be the lowest priority.

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