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Survivor of Bulgarian care home abuse


Two years ago Kate Blewett made a television documentary showing the plight of Bulgarian children with mental and physical disabilities, who are abandoned by their families and condemned to a life in institutions.

During filming she witnessed two boys, Milen and Misho, being beaten by one of their carers at the Mogilino institute. Both boys have now moved to a new home, and Kate visited them to see the impact her original film has made on their lives.

Bulgaria's Abandoned Children Revisited is on BBC Four on Thursday 15 October at 2100 BST.

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