Posts tagged Deinstitutionalization
Closing Down Orphanages...

They tearfully spoke of the hardships they’ve encountered…one told me in the quiet of an evening that his only dreams for the future were that his boys, HIS boys could one day have jobs and be okay in life. So when the director of one home tells me about how international policy makers had recently began a large push to shut down all children’s homes, I was stunned.  I didn’t get it. (I still don’t). Who could be against this?  Where would all of the kids go?

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