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Boy runs away from home to save seals

Title
Boy runs away from home to save seals
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Oct 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:02:33
Description
Interview with 13-year-old Matthew Hilton, and his mother, following his return home to Sunderland, after he he ran away in an attempt to halt the planned seal cull in Scotland. He says that he is going to write a letter to the Prime Minister James Callaghan. Male interviewer not identified.
Further information
The Guardian (13/10/78), p. 21
Contributors
Matthew Hilton; Mrs Hilton
Keywords
Truancy; Seals (animals); Children (age group); Children (family); Animal welfare; Missing persons; Animals; Child behaviour; Matthew Hilton

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