Tag Archives: Child Abandonment

Foster Debuts on HBO During National Foster Care Month

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.”—Nelson Mandela. It’s hard to argue with Mr. Mandela, except I would add “and the elderly” to his quote. The children who … Continue reading

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Poignant Tashi and the Monk Debuts on HBO

It’s been a distressing couple of weeks. I’ve been especially disturbed by the media firestorm ignited by two individuals in particular who have money to burn and no idea where and how best to spend it. One guy seems to think that stalking and … Continue reading

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The Kid with a Bike

In their latest film, The Kid with a Bike, Belgian filmmakers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne focus on an abandoned boy and the caring young woman who steps in to save him.  When his grandmother dies and his dad disappears, Cyril (Thomas Doret) is consigned … Continue reading

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