Gale Is Dead (1970)

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Gale became a drug addict, and died by an overdose at the age of 19. This attractive and intelligent girl had to go into local authority care when six months old, and had been in 14 institutions in her short and hopeless life. The programme asks if Gale need have died, and tries to show that there may be other 'Gales' it is not too late to help.

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