[Susan notes: The article to which this fine letter responds referred to the extracurricular activities available to children of the rich and children of the poor as "epitomizing the differences in child rearing."
To the editor
Class Divisions Growing Worse, From Cradle On (front page, Dec. 18) identified the benefits for children of wealthy parents. But the impoverished children we treat -- who have been abused and neglected -- suffer from fear of violence and a profound lack of opportunity. The "other world" of soccer games and play dates is sadly unimaginable.
Ronald F. Richter
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