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News. Concern growing over teenage thugs..."I think the boy's getting keen on sport!..He said he'd like a baseball bat for Christmas!" 28 October, 2005.'

Reference Number: DCDL-0000351

The scene is the kitchen of an ordinary New Zealand household. Mother is working at the table while father lounges nearby with an empty beer can at his feet. A baby and another child play on the floor. Into the room strolls a large teenager plugged into earphones, wearing dark glasses and sloppy clothes and smoking a cigarette. His mother wonders hopefully if he is becoming interested in sport as he has asked for a baseball bat for Christmas. The implication is that a baseball bat can be used for less peaceful activities than baseball. Refers to concern over violent teenage behaviour.

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1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Garrick Tremain, Otago Daily Times (Newspaper), Parent and teenager, Violence, Softball bats, Gangs and Teenagers.

Part of:
Tremain, Garrick, 1941-:[Includes all digital cartoons published in the Otago Daily Times from 25 July 2005 onwards plus a selection from December 2004 to July 2005], Reference Number DC-Group-0022 (628 digitised items)

Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg image - Resolution 200 dpi; RGB (24 bit); Pixel dimensions 1125 x 875.. Single art work

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