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Help From Abroad For Disabled Belarusian Orphans

Some 160 mentally and physically disabled children live in an orphanage in the village of Vesnova in southern Belarus. Much of their care is provided by Irish volunteers from Chernobyl Children International, an aid organization with U.S. and Irish branches. The group says its work is intended to help "overcome the domino effect of poverty, poor health, and social and psychosocial impact that was the aftermath of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster." (9 PHOTOS)