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In pictures: Guatemalan children's home
Happy families

Parents who come to see their adoptive children can watch them play unobserved through a one-way glass window from the lounge.

They will also spend time bonding with the child before they finally take them home.

"It's sad to see them leave when you have a child that you get attached to," says Cristina Umana, daughter of Susana Luarca and a part-time helper at the home.

"But then you see the pictures the family sends and they look so happy, all of them - it's really worth it."

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