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ABC Afterschool Special Season 16

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Season 16, Episode 01 Just a Regular Kid: An AIDS Story

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Just a Regular Kid: An AIDS Story

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Season 16, Episode 02 The Kid Who Wouldn't Quit: The Brad Silverman Story

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Sep 9, 1987
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The Kid Who Wouldn't Quit: The Brad Silverman Story Sep 9, 1987

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Season 16, Episode 03 The Day My Kid Went Punk

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Mar 16, 1988
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The Day My Kid Went Punk Mar 16, 1988 More than 23 million adults in the United States can't read. A young girl learns that her father is among the illiterate. This ABC Afterschool Special, while spotlighting the struggles and humiliation the illiterate face, focuses more on the daughter's efforts to help her father learn to read, and the power one has when overcoming this crippling problem.

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Season 16, Episode 04 Seasonal Differences

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Sep 23, 1987
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Seasonal Differences Sep 23, 1987

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Season 16, Episode 05 The Terrible Things My Mother Told Me

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Oct 23, 1987
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The Terrible Things My Mother Told Me Oct 23, 1987 Terrible Things My Mother Told Me is a 1988 TV film starring Nicole Andrews, Ita DeMarco, Carol Goodheart, Beth Howland and Stephen James. This TV film is about a 16-year-old girl who doesn't realize that her mother is emotionally and verbally abusive to her. It was directed by Susan Rohrer and written by John Alan Palmer, Christopher Whitesell and Susan Rohrer. It aired on ABC.

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Season 16, Episode 06 Daddy Can't Read

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Dec 2, 1987
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Daddy Can't Read Dec 2, 1987 A powerful parable telling how the display of—and protest against—a Nativity scene on a high-school lawn erupts into anti-Semitic fury.

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Season 16, Episode 07 The Terrible Things My Mother Told Me

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Jan 20, 1988
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The Terrible Things My Mother Told Me Jan 20, 1988 A 16-year-old girl named Julia, who longs for her mother's affections, receives nothing but verbal abuse in return.

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