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New life in US for Haiti earthquake orphans

There were already 380,000 orphans in Haiti before last week's earthquake, and numbers have now increased.

A handful of Haiti's orphans are starting bewildering new lives in America, but many others are stuck because of red tape, despite US government attempts to speed up the adoptions.

Rajesh Mirchandani reports.


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