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Subject: Lehman's death, along with those of two other former child actors, Rusty Hamer and Tim Hovey, inspired Paul Petersen to found A Minor Consideration, an advocacy group for child stars. ...


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Date Posted: Saturday, May 04, 08:44:47pm
In reply to: Trent committed suicide in 1982, at 20. 's message, "Trent Lehman played the young George Jorgenson in "The Christine Jorgensen Story"." on Saturday, May 04, 08:43:26pm



A Minor Consideration” was formed by the efforts of Paul Petersen (Jeff on the “Donna Reed Show”) in January, 1991, as a non-profit support and assistance foundation to aid former child stars. Early support came in the form of his wife, Rana Platz-Petersen, RN and then president of Studio First Aid. The impetus for their formation was a series of suicides (Tim Hovey, Trent Lehman and Rusty Hamer) combined with the headline making condition of several other former child stars. Paul was writing a book at the time but set it aside, borrowing the title to name the foundation.

http://aminorconsideration.org/

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