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Bulgaria's Abandoned Children (2007)

An insight into the lack of treatment and care unwanted Bulgarian children get in care homes. A truly harrowing and emotional experience.

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Kate Blewett
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13 September 2007 (UK) See more »

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Bold picture shows what is really going on in Bulgaria....
27 June 2008 | by lituramenticoSee all my reviews

It is not quite accurate to blame for all this tragedy the Bulgarians in general as being cruel and senseless. Yeah I can see that these kids are treated not better as a pigs in piggy house. But what I think about is that the problem is deep dug into the whole system of medical or social care as a state policy. Why the people leave behind their kids? You can make study and see that in Eastern Europe is much more likely this to happened compare to the countries ahead with the democracy (means more money). Who funds these orphanages? How much is the provided grant? In country where major state companies do not pay taxes , gives a clear insight about all financial issues. Blewett says "..far in the country side the things haven't changed since the communist era...". That's correct.But do you think that nobody wants to change them? Or all Bulgarians don't give a damn for helpless handicap kids? Whom you should blame is the government. The present one and the previous too, and one preceding the previous and so on, and so forth. For me this picture shows clearly what the people are capable in the time of devil-may-care kind of government state. Hence the real criminals are evident.


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