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What’s a vulnerable person?

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Rebecca

"Vulnerable" means to be at risk or in danger of harm. Thus, a "vulnerable person" is someone who is in danger of receiving some sort of harm. In this video, a "vulnerable person" refers to a person who needs medical care. Here's a few more examples of this word: Ex: Walking outside alone at night makes you more vulnerable. Ex: Foster homes may provide a place of safety to vulnerable children.

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