parentless child

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Rather than being brought up in an orphanage, a parentless child is given a home, stability and a loving family.
Founded in 2007, Safety Harbor Kids (SHK) was the dream of John Williams, a parentless child who grew up in Malibu renting a room at age sixteen.
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Akabusi, was a parentless child raised in a care home.
While these journalists may have gotten too close to their sources, it's difficult to criticize them for caring for who they thought was a parentless child.
Each of them -- whether the schoolgirl, Camille, a victim of a terrible accident, or Simon, who died on his wedding day, or Victor, a parentless child whose life was brutally cut short -- appears just as he or she did in life, frozen in time at the moment it ended.

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