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40 friendship homes to open for kids in quake-hit Sichuan

2008-11-24 14:25:26 GMT2008-11-24 22:25:26 (Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Scott Whoolery (R), an expert from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), plays with kids at a child friendship home, part of the children's protection program to quake-hit Sichuan, in Jiangyou, southwest China's Sichuan Province Nov. 23, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)

Scott Whoolery (L), an expert from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), plays with kids at a child friendship home, part of the children's protection program to quake-hit Sichuan, in Jiangyou, southwest China's Sichuan Province Nov. 23, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)

Chinese actress Yan Ni (1st R) and actor Huang Bo paly with kids at a child friendship home, part of the children's protection program to quake-hit Sichuan, in Jiangyou, southwest China's Sichuan Province Nov. 23, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)

Chinese actress Yan Ni and actor Huang Bo talk with kids at a child friendship home, part of the children's protection program to quake-hit Sichuan, in Jiangyou, southwest China's Sichuan Province Nov. 23, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)

Experts and volunteers played with kids at a child friendship home, part of the children's protection program for quake-hit Sichuan, in Jiangyou, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Nov. 23, 2008.

The program, in cooperation with the UNICEF and the All-China Women's Federation (ACWF), is expected to open 40 friendship homes for psycho-socially reconstructing kids who suffered from the May 12 earthquake.

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