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Should Blagojevich Kids be Present at Father's Corruption Trial?

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, left, and his wife Patti, right, arrive at the Federal Court building with their daughters Annie, front holding Patti's hand, and Amy, Monday, July 26, 2010, in Chicago. AP Photo/M. Spencer Green

(CBS/AP) Is court any place for a kid?

Apparently it is for Rod Blagojevich's children. His daughters, Amy and Annie, were present during closing arguments of their father's corruption trial.

But were the children there to comfort the parents - or sway the jury?

Child psychology experts say it may be stressful for the girls.

Amy is 14 years old. Annie is 7.

Dr. Louis Kraus at Rush University Medical Center says the girls may hear things "that are not going to be healthy."

A post on Patti Blagojevich's Twitter account says it "meant a lot" for the girls to see their father's supporters.

So what do you think? Let us know!

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