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Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

Founded in 1874, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (SPCC) was the first agency in the world dedicated entirely to the protection of child welfare. Convinced by his involvement in rescuing an 8-year-old girl, attorney Elbridge Gerry founded ...

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