A Tiny Italian Village Becomes New Home For Ukrainian Orphans

An Italian hamlet of some 500 residents has welcomed 42 Ukrainian children and teenagers from an orphanage in the west of the war-torn country, accompanied by 10 carers. They arrived in the tiny locality of Migliano in the Tuscan municipality of Fosciandora a few days ago.

Originally from Lviv, the children arrived during the night on April 3 after having undertaken a days-long journey to flee the war. They were welcomed at the town’s Sanctuary of Maria Santissima della Stella and are being housed in its recently renovated accommodation. Local reports say one child is only 11 months old. They are expected to remain at least

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