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Child

For tax purposes, the term child includes the taxpayer's son, duaghter, stepchild, eligible foster child, or a descedant of any of them, or an adopted child. It also includes the taxpayer's brother, sister, half brother, half sister, stepbrother, stepsister, or a descendant of any of them.
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Meanwhile, although gender dysphoria affects a relatively small percentage of the population --less than 1% of "nonreferred" children and adolescents, according to the DSM-5--the number of prepubescent children presenting to gender clinics is on the rise.
She's an orphan, her beloved Big Daddy having perished in the first film; the 'prepubescent' tag has become a bit outdated, and the best scene in Kick-Ass 2 finds our tomboyish heroine adopted by a posse of popular girls in her first week at school.
BEIRUT: A backstage camera follows a gaggle of youngsters in sequined dresses as they giggle through preparations for a primary school performance, a Rockettes-style floorshow for prepubescent girls.
A satire on the music industry, replete with an endearing protagonist, obsessed fans, and the exhaustion and pressure of a long tour, The Love Song of Jonny Valentine maps out one prepubescent boy's personal struggle in the spotlight.
A) Over a period of [greater than or equal to]6 months, recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving sexual activity with a prepubescent child or children (generally age [less than or equal to]13)
This is because the usual pattern of activity in prepubescent children consists of short bursts of intense activities, for example during free play, which may be scattered along the day.
"If the John Jay researchers had used that cutoff, a vast majority of the abusers' victims would have been considered prepubescent," noted the New York Times.
When this elicited a bemused response, the singer launched into an explanation of his prepubescent feelings
And the emotional maturity of a prepubescent schoolgirl.
These plant essences probably have similar effects in young girls, and hormone-mimicking plant compounds may upset their physiological balance at a prepubescent age.
This latest project focuses on "the sacrifice (castration) of hundreds of thousands of boys in the name of music." Barbaric as it may sound today, castrating prepubescent boys was common practice in Italy in the 17th and 18th centuries, initially to supply high voices for church choirs (in which women were not allowed to perform).