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  • A fundamental purpose of child welfare is "getting kids out of harm's way," but "safety, in and of itself, is not enough," Mr. Nelson told a Capitol Hill briefing yesterday. "In the long run, kids who are left without a strong and lasting family are neither truly secure nor will they have an equal shot at life's opportunities and blessings."

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  • However, "this is still 28 percent higher than the more than 400,000 children in foster care on a single day in 1990," Douglas W. Nelson, president of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, said in an essay in the book.

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