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JULIUS B. RICHMOND | 1916-2008

Physician who led launch of Head Start dies

Served as surgeon general in Carter administration

Dr. Julius B. Richmond taught at Harvard. Dr. Julius B. Richmond taught at Harvard.
By Bryan Marquard
Globe Staff / July 30, 2008

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Poverty undercuts the ability of the young to learn, Dr. Julius B. Richmond realized during research nearly half a century ago, and he drew from his findings to launch Project Head Start, a federal program that has helped millions of children since its inception in 1965. (Full article: 1076 words)

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