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run·ning away

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  1. running awaynoun

    the act of leaving (without permission) the place you are expected to be

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  1. running away

    Synonyms:
    desertion, fleeing, absconding, elopement

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  1. Jacinto Paras:

    Those who have been running away, complaining of abuses and maltreatment, they can be free to return.

  2. Lars Boehme:

    They're not running away.

  3. Charles Raison:

    You don't want to be punitive because usually if you can get them back in treatment, they start doing so much better that they are not going to go running away again.

  4. Charles Raison:

    There is something about these disorders where people wander, and wandering is bad news. you don't want to be punitive because usually if you can get them back in treatment, they start doing so much better that they are not going to go running away again.

  5. Robert Lowery:

    Our frustration is, we deal with a very desensitized public, the natural inclination (about a runaway) is the child's behavioral problem is why they've left. We also see significant numbers of runway children who are running away from a situation, whether it's abuse or neglect or sexual abuse in the home. These children face unique risks when they're gone so we applaud the conversation and we applaud the attention that this issue is being given.

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