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Respite care rest for the weary : hearing before the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, Washington, DC, April 23, 1991. by United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee on Aging.

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SeriesS. hrg. ;, 102-250
LC ClassificationsKF26.5 .A3 1991c
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 59 p. :
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1314964M
ISBN 100160370779
LC Control Number92187291

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