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Child Deaths Prompt Welfare Reform in N.J.

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Child Deaths Prompt Welfare Reform in N.J.

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Child Deaths Prompt Welfare Reform in N.J.

Child Deaths Prompt Welfare Reform in N.J.

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In New Jersey, 37 children died in 2003 due to suspected abuse or neglect. The deaths have prompted calls for an overhaul of the state's troubled child welfare agency. Hear NPR's Melissa Block and Bergen County Record reporter Michelle Han.