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a homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned

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At the 44-acre Wayside Waifs campus, where veterinary evaluations were done on the 50 pets from Louisiana, in just 12 days all of them had found forever homes.
To reduce the costs of purchasing pet food, supplies, toys and other essentials, the charity provides direct financial support to veterans who join its program and honorably adopt eligible pets from Wayside Waifs.
All are well-known artists, but especially in the case of the Waifs and DiFranco, they got to be household names by supporting their own releases through touring and winning over listeners in concert.
I say, let those wafer-thin waifs strut their stuff, or lack of it.
Boruc is just another in a long line of waifs and strays, following the likes of Williams, Latchford, Bonner, Andrews, Given and Broto.
So alone these little waifs Some just five years old, Face reception centres in North Wales For a heart, to give a loving home
Curious Creatures--Wondrous Waifs my life with animals
It's just another swipe at the singer who dared to defy a shallow, image- obsessed pop world, which is littered with anorexic waifs.
That is not the case in mainstream American society, where foster parents are paid child care staff (assumed by many to be motivated by money), and foster children are perceived to be waifs or "bad kids" dressed in cast-off clothes and probably on their way to prison or other unfortunate ends.
The six re-homing centres across the area now have 100 feline waifs and strays between them - the worst situation the charity has ever seen.
Despite her difficulties, she had 25 offers of a home after her picture appeared in the paper as the first in a regular Echo series to re-home waifs and strays.
Janet, who lives in of Ulgham, near Morpeth, found a photo of the plaque while leafing through a 1929 report of the Church of England Waifs and Strays Society Newcastle Diocesan Branch.
That is, the environment now has exotic plants: everything from waifs like crape myrtle to aggressively invading types such as kudzu and melaleuca.
Two waifs skinnier than Kate Moss that trade vocal volleys amidst a barrage of orchestrated noise front this Seattle, Washington group.
I [wanted] to provide an alternative role model to young girls," Manheim writes in her autobiography, "At a very early age, girls in this country are subject to images of leggy supermodels and emaciated [underfed] waifs, distorting their perception of what women--real women--actually look like.