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# After the Vietnam war Bettye Granther, a U.S. Army nurse,

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After the Vietnam war Bettye Granther, a U.S. Army nurse, continued her efforts on behalf of injured Vietnamese children, providing medical care, helping to reunite estranged families, and the establishment of a fund for the childrenâ€™s future education.

(A) the establishment of a fund for the childrenâ€™s future education
(B) the establishing of a fund for the future education of children
(C) establishing a fund for the childrenâ€™s future education
(D) establishing a fund for the childrensâ€™ future education
(E) the establishment of a fund for the childrensâ€™ future education
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07 Sep 2005, 07:39
Question deals with parallel errors.

A, B, E is out...not parallel to the rest of the sentence. need "ing"

Down to C and D. Not quite sure --->

Going with C

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After the Vietnam war Bettye Granther, a U.S. Army nurse, continued her efforts on behalf of injured Vietnamese children, providing medical care, helping to reunite estranged families, and the establishment of a fund for the childrenâ€™s future education.

(A) the establishment of a fund for the childrenâ€™s future education
(B) the establishing of a fund for the future education of children
(C) establishing a fund for the childrenâ€™s future education
(D) establishing a fund for the childrensâ€™ future education
(E) the establishment of a fund for the childrensâ€™ future education
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07 Sep 2005, 07:45
I think the answer is C.

It can't be D because childrens' is grammatically wrong.
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07 Sep 2005, 13:18
C here.

Children is already plural. Childrens is not a word. Therefore the apostrophe goes before the possessive "s".
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07 Sep 2005, 14:30
I think it's C. "The children" is single, thus "children's". Also, establishing needs to be used to stay parallel with the rest of the sentence - helping, providing, establishing. Not "the establishing".

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