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  • n  the time of person's life when they are a child
  • n  the state of a child between infancy and adolescence

  • A childhood portrait of Albert Einstein and his sister Maja.
  • Obama's conventional background contrasts with her husband's childhood, growing up between Hawaii and Indonesia, to which few of his supporters can relate.
  • Jones did not live a red-carpet childhood.
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  • Shelburne: The world of my childhood is disappearing
    The small-town culture of my childhood has vanished. I remember Saturdays in the rural towns where my grandparents lived. Everybody came to town. Sidewalks were packed, stores bustling, barbershops full to the gills.
    June 15, 2013 - Amarillo Globe-News
  • Most childhood cancer survivors have health problems in adulthood
    Nearly all childhood cancer survivors have at least one chronic health condition by the time they reach middle age, a new study suggests
    June 12, 2013 - Fox News
  • Childhood Cancer Survivors Have Significant Chronic Disease
    A study of over 1,700 childhood cancer survivors found that 98% of the participants had at least one chronic disease such as new cancers, heart disease or abnormal lung function. The research, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, presents a dismal picture of life after cancer. Conducted by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, it provides a glimpse into St. Jude’s LIFE ...
    June 12, 2013 - Wellness

  • Brendan Shanahan in United Press International
    I come to you today with great sadness, acknowledging the loss of the greatest entertainer in the history of mankind. For me he was more than that, he was my idol, he was a role model, he was someone to cry to when my childhood was unbearable, he... Corey Feldman Pattaya Daily News Jun 25, 2009 17260 24034 childhood I would like to thank my family and all of the friends who have helped me achieve and maintain my childhood dream of playing in the National Hockey League," Shanahan said in a statement. "I am enormously grateful to all of my coaches and...
  • Megan Fox in People Magazine
    I've only been with two men my entire life: my childhood sweetheart and Brian,she recently told Harper's Bazaar UK. "I can never have sex with someone that I don't love, ever. The idea makes me sick."

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