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Special report: Mexico's growing legion of narco orphans


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A little girl touches a card showing a mouth during speech therapy at the Ciudad Juarez branch of Mexico's DIF family development agency August 16, 2010. Neither Mexico's government nor the various independent groups studying organized crime keep track of the number of children dubbed ''narco orphans,'' who have lost one or both parents to the drug war, yet with poor education already holding back Mexico's youth social workers worry about the impact on society of tens of thousands of kids growing up emotionally traumatized. REUTERS/Claudia Daut