abandoned infant

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a child who has been abandoned and whose parents are unknown


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However, police said it took them just a few hours to arrest the Indonesian mother of the abandoned infant.
The inspiration for Variety was an abandoned infant girl left at the stage door of the Sheridan Theatre in Pittsburgh in 1928.
The movie follows a grouchy woolly mammoth (voiced by Ray Romano), a hyperactive sloth (John Leguizamo) and a double-dealing saber-toothed tiger (Denis Leary, channeling Lee Van Cleef) who partner up to bring an abandoned infant boy back to his human tribe.
Child welfare experts weren't surprised by the outpouring of emotion for the abandoned infant.
The Italian film, directed by Giuseppe Piccioni, centers on a young woman who is about to complete her vows as a nun when she finds an abandoned infant in a public park and must deal with her own maternal forces.
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Abandoned infants are sometimes recovered from junkyards and isolated places where parents feel the risk of being captured by police is low.
The abandoned infants in Rabia Balkhi were handed over to the MoPH for adoption.
Dubai's Community Development Authority (CDA) yesterday started a scheme to ensure abandoned infants get the proper start in life that every child deserves.
The National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center (NAIARC) (2005) identified much larger populations, "border babies" and "abandoned infants.
Baker operated soup kitchens and a hospital, as well as homes for unwed mothers, homeless and troubled boys, and abandoned infants.
American President Gerald Ford said he feared the victorious communist Vietcong would show no mercy to abandoned infants, especially the ones fathered by American soldiers.
Residents in Ras Al Khaimah expressed their concern over the issue of abandoned infants and urged the authorities to be extremely strict with the parents once they are identified.
Although abandoned infants born to HIV-positive mothers are often admitted to state institutions for orphans, it is not uncommon for orphanages to refuse them admittance, and they commonly remain isolated in hospital for years.
Summary: The deaths of 77 children at Sudan's main orphanage has sparked an investigation, officials said on Tuesday, in a case that has lifted the lid on the plight of abandoned infants in Africa's