orphaned child

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Written in a combination of Afrikaans, local dialect, and South African English, Thirteen Cents is the disturbing story of Azure, an orphaned child eking out an existence on the brutal backstreets of Cape Town.
Cursory reference to globalized human rights and development cooperation discourses might indicate that the orphaned child matters.
In such a context, the feasibility of modalities for development cooperation need to be interrogated and judged according to the degree to which they contribute to the dignified life of vulnerable people, such as the orphaned child.
While I condone wanting to give an orphaned child a home, why didn't she adopt from her own nation, where she can choose from a variety of colours to go with any outfit - or, even better, set up a charity for orphans in America?
A dense network of kinfolk and neighbors, including wet nurses, could be tapped to feed, parent, mentor, shelter, educate, or otherwise provide for an orphaned child, or a child whose parents were absent or incapacitated.
I would love to be able to give an orphaned child the chance of fresh food, clean air and above all else love, even if it was for just the summer months.
Butts deconstructs the idea of pastoral innocence so that the city and its sin flood the reader, as in "Small Atrocities" where, for "an orphaned child," the "night comes on like an apocalypse / of solace, the evident ease of shadows / taking him in like a relative, his eyes / edging away.
But this is more the story of an illegitimate, orphaned child who sets out to conquer the world than it is a dishy tell-all; we hear more about Brown's love of cats and horses than we do her romantic entanglements with famous women and men.
After age seven a child's labor was believed to have value, and judges emphasized the rights of an orphaned child from age seven to receive a salary from a tutor, and not to be exploited for free labor.
Next, we briefly describe the historical situation of the orphaned child in the Netherlands, and sketch the socioeconomic situation of our research area.
NEW YORK -- Word continues to spread in Russia of the story of American producer/composer Rick Silanskas and the incredible details of how he was led to find a specific orphaned child who would become his daughter.
This literal and confirmed miracle of the journey and the discovery of a little girl who became his daughter have brought a beacon of hope for every orphaned child throughout all of Russia.