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These Kids Don't Want iPods Or Toys. What They Want — And Don't Have — Is Beyond Sad.

All kids deserve to have one of their most basic needs met. All kids deserve a family. As the doors to international adoption close in country after country, more children — especially those with special needs — lose hope. But it doesn't have to be that way. The families in this video are together, but not all stories end this way, and it's important to spread the word so other kids have a chance.

These Kids Don't Want iPods Or Toys. What They Want — And Don't Have — Is Beyond Sad.


For more information on ethical adoption, visit Parents for Ethical Adoption Reform.  

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As people get older, social isolation and loneliness become serious problems. Many find themselves living alone for the first time after the death of a spouse. It's also difficult for older people to maintain friendships when people they've known for years become ill or pass away.

Census Bureau figures say that almost a quarter of men and nearly 46% of women over the age of 75 live alone.

But loneliness doesn't just affect those who reside by themselves. People can feel lonely when there is a discrepancy between their desired and actual relationships. To put it simply, when it comes to having a healthy social life, quality is just as important as quantity.

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