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How To Talk To Kids About Trump12:30

A child checking his cell phone. (Gaelle Marcel/Unsplash)
A child checking his cell phone. (Gaelle Marcel/Unsplash)
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Change is hard for many children, whether it's starting school, switching after school snacks, or hearing there's going to be a new president.

For many children, President Obama was the only president they have ever known. A few viral videos show just how hard the transition can be. In a video from February, a grandmother from Birmingham, Alabama tries to soothe her 6 year old granddaughter after her granddaughter finds out that President Obama must leave office.

We talk to a therapist about how to talk to kids about President-elect Trump and the transition.


Jennifer Tsappis, licensed clinical social worker in Beverly.

This segment aired on November 11, 2016.


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