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WNYC News

Haiti Slams Charity Run by Olde Good Things Antique Chain

Monday, December 30, 2013

The store is operated by the Church of Bible Understanding, and the owners tell customers that part of the proceeds go to pay for an orphanage the group runs in Haiti. But an AP investigation found that conditions at the orphanage run by the group are so poor that the Haitian government has said it should close.

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WNYC News

Disbelief As Russian Adoption Ban Moves Forward

Thursday, December 27, 2012

WNYC

Russian President Putin is expected to sign a law banning the adoption of Russian children by Americans. The move is creating stress for prospective parents in New York and around the country.

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The Takeaway

The 'Machine Gun Preacher' on Opening an Orphanage in South Sudan

Monday, December 26, 2011

Sam Childers was once a drug dealer whose work often turned violent, but in the summer of 1992, he attended a church revival and decided to abandon his life of crime. After traveling to war-torn Sudan to find a way to aid children there, he founded an orphanage with his wife in what is now South Sudan. Childers came on The Takeaway in September to discuss his life, his orphanage, and making amends.

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The Takeaway

How Best to Help Haiti's Orphaned Children

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

The number of orphans in Haiti is expected to double after last week's earthquake; there's rising debate over the best way to help these children.

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