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Florence Snyder: Why children die, Part 5 — An alphabet soup of agencies can’t drain the swamp

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After a lifetime of drawing the short straw, Keishan Ross may finally have caught a break. The 17-year-old Broward County boy has an IQ that tops out at 61, on a good day. By age 3, his teachers knew that he was severely limited in his capacity to learn. He suffers from mental illnesses that he can’t understand. He will never be able to reliably cooperate with doctors, teachers or his loving mother. By age 11, Keishan was labeled a…

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