- n. Plural form of orphanage.
“Maybe having gone through, where I then lived, scandals about priests and Christian Brothers b***ering little boys in orphanages and elsewhere made Humbert Humbert seem old news.”
“Mareja, I am not sure why you received that response (you can't adopt them) but I will say that many of the children in orphanages where I live have a parent who is unable to care for them.”
“But if one does not, she is happy to be Auntie to any number of children in orphanages, having adopted the institution itself as guardian of the child.”
“I do not know how many of these children live in orphanages or in foster homes.”
“As if there are not enough babies languishing in orphanages throughout the world.”
“Jamie D. Wilson had lived in orphanages and foster homes from the age of 10.”
“The report says 95% of children in orphanages have a living parent, but many families are too poor or abusive to take care of their kids.”
“He got away (when his sister checked him out for a few hours so they could have lunch) and left his kids behind (well, they were in orphanages and foster homes anyway) to go to California and start his soap company.”
“Hey there, that was a beautiful post, I had the courage to click the links and it reminded me of the Romanian children that are forgotten in orphanages too.”
“Nationwide, in 1989, the ratio of deaths to new admissions exceeded 50 percent per year -- far higher than the rates in Romanian orphanages that so shocked the world that same year.”
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