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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 children’s future education.

(A) the establishment of a fund for the children’s future education
(B) the establishing of a fund for the future education of children
(C) establishing a fund for the children’s future education
(D) establishing a fund for the childrens’ future education
(E) the establishment of a fund for the childrens’ future education
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C it should be. correct ||lism and children is already plural hence "children's" is correct.
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(C) establishing a fund for the children’s future education

||ism and children's future correct. Not childrens's??
Is that even correct?
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New post 17 Aug 2006, 21:03
Step 1: providing...helping...establishing... llism

Step 2: between C/D, (C) correctly uses the possessive apostrophe here.

Ex: The children`s funds. vs The players` salaries.

For any clarification about apostrophes, I recommend the following site:

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/ ... apost.html
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b/w C and D... others are out for not ||sm

C uses possessive correctly, so it's the answer
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