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Child kept in cupboard for five years

Title
Child kept in cupboard for five years
Genre
Interview
TX Date
19 Apr 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:02:48
Description
Deputy Sheriff Jim Barland on how a 7 year-old American girl, Rebecca Holmes, remained locked in a small cupboard for 5 years. Danny Holmes, 33, and Alicia Hernandez, 30, now in prison, believed their child was retarded. English male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Jim Barland
Keywords
USA; Children (age group); Child abuse; Children (family); Child welfare; Rebecca Holmes; Danny Holmes; Alicia Hernandez

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