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Nursery school in disaster area reopens its doors to refugee children

http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/news/20110317p2a00m0na015000c.html How would a traumatic experience like this affect a child? How would it affect his physical growth and mental health? What would it show the students that the teachers are still willing to help them even with out power … Continue reading

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A Man stabbed his wife to death then threw himself into the path of a train, leaving his 13-year-old daughter an orphan.

  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-berkshire-12570713   Some orphans are because their parents have left them, but many are because their parents are dead. But when I think of children being orphans because of death, i always think of an accidental death, but as … Continue reading

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HIV and AIDS

A woman who is diagnosed with HIV nearly two decades ago, is now an advocate to helping other who struggle with the same thing!: “The very thing that has ruined her life has also changed it for the better. as … Continue reading

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Special children excluded!

“These children are bused to various locations in the city to attend school in segregated programs. To add insult to injury, they are not even counted as part of the school enrolment.” Read full article: http://www.leaderpost.com/health/Special+children+excluded/4352104/story.html Part of what children … Continue reading

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Sexual Abuse

Pedophile victims finally see abuser caged after waiting 21 years for justice…read article: http://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/8849780.Paedophile_victims_finally_see_abuser_caged_after_waiting_21_years_for_justice/   How can a person have such cruelty in them to do such a detestable things to children? Or do they not see it as cruelty? … Continue reading

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Child Labor in India

RAICHUR, India, 5 August 2010 – Mani, 14, was beaten when she tried to chat with other children working in the cotton fields. If the children attempted to sing, play a brief game or slowed their work – due to … Continue reading

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Hunger in Pakistan

I don’t think I have ever been hungry for more than a day. And even that was not bad compared to half the world today. In Pakistan there has always been much malnutrition, but now since the floods hit 6months … Continue reading

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