Ukrainian orphans find shelter in Poland
12 May 2022 | 1:43 pm
More than 4,000 children from Ukrainian orphanages and care homes have been evacuated to Poland to escape the war. Separated from their parents or abandoned, they're coming to terms with trauma.
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