special needs Chinese orphansWhen people think of the orphan situation in China, they think of baby girls abandoned due to social preference for boys and the one child policy.  A decade ago, this was true, and Chinese orphanages were primarily filled with healthy baby girls.  Laws and societal views have loosened, however, and now, orphanages are increasingly filled with children of both genders with health problems and disabilities. Check out this heartbreaking article for more on the reality of China’s abandoned children.