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Inside La Gran Familia

A youth looks through a barred window inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. Mexico said it had rescued 458 children from the vermin-infested refuge for abandoned and troubled boys and girls, some of whom it believes to have been sexually abused. The attorney general's office said authorities raided La Gran Familia, following at least 50 complaints about its operators. The refuge was run by Rosa Verduzco, who is now being questioned by authorities, government officials told a news conference. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A youth looks through a barred window inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. Mexico said it had rescued 458 children from the vermin-infested refuge for abandoned and troubled boys and...more

A youth looks through a barred window inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. Mexico said it had rescued 458 children from the vermin-infested refuge for abandoned and troubled boys and girls, some of whom it believes to have been sexually abused. The attorney general's office said authorities raided La Gran Familia, following at least 50 complaints about its operators. The refuge was run by Rosa Verduzco, who is now being questioned by authorities, government officials told a news conference. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Children play trumpets in a room inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Children play trumpets in a room inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Children play trumpets in a room inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Youths look through a barred window inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Youths look through a barred window inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Youths look through a barred window inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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A general view shows workers and children inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A general view shows workers and children inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A general view shows workers and children inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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A child cleans his room at a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A child cleans his room at a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A child cleans his room at a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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A federal police officer stands next to music instruments inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A federal police officer stands next to music instruments inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A federal police officer stands next to music instruments inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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A general view shows workers and children inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A general view shows workers and children inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A general view shows workers and children inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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A child playing with a ball is seen through a barred window, inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A child playing with a ball is seen through a barred window, inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A child playing with a ball is seen through a barred window, inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Children play with a ball inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Children play with a ball inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Children play with a ball inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Youths walk inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Youths walk inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Youths walk inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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A child plays a plastic accordion inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A child plays a plastic accordion inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A child plays a plastic accordion inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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A child watches other children inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A child watches other children inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A child watches other children inside a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family), in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Workers carry cleaning supplies as they leave the home "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family) in the western city of Zamora July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Workers carry cleaning supplies as they leave the home "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family) in the western city of Zamora July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Workers carry cleaning supplies as they leave the home "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family) in the western city of Zamora July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Relatives and friends wait for news of their children outside the home "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family) in the western city of Zamora July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Relatives and friends wait for news of their children outside the home "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family) in the western city of Zamora July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Relatives and friends wait for news of their children outside the home "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family) in the western city of Zamora July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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A federal police officer stands guard atop a vehicle as relatives and friends wait for news of their children outside the home "La Gran Familia" (The big family) in the western city of Zamora July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A federal police officer stands guard atop a vehicle as relatives and friends wait for news of their children outside the home "La Gran Familia" (The big family) in the western city of Zamora July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A federal police officer stands guard atop a vehicle as relatives and friends wait for news of their children outside the home "La Gran Familia" (The big family) in the western city of Zamora July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Federal police officers stand guard as Maria Concepcion Andres waits for news of her daughter outside the home "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family) in the western city of Zamora July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Federal police officers stand guard as Maria Concepcion Andres waits for news of her daughter outside the home "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family) in the western city of Zamora July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Federal police officers stand guard as Maria Concepcion Andres waits for news of her daughter outside the home "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family) in the western city of Zamora July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Federal police officers stand guard as relatives and friends wait for news of their children outside the home "La Gran Familia" (The big family) in the western city of Zamora July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Federal police officers stand guard as relatives and friends wait for news of their children outside the home "La Gran Familia" (The big family) in the western city of Zamora July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Federal police officers stand guard as relatives and friends wait for news of their children outside the home "La Gran Familia" (The big family) in the western city of Zamora July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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A federal police stands guard atop a vehicle as relatives and friends wait for news of their children outside the home "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family) in the western city of Zamora July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A federal police stands guard atop a vehicle as relatives and friends wait for news of their children outside the home "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family) in the western city of Zamora July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A federal police stands guard atop a vehicle as relatives and friends wait for news of their children outside the home "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family) in the western city of Zamora July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Supporters of founder Rosa Verduzco protest, demanding the authorities to release her, near a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family) in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Supporters of founder Rosa Verduzco protest, demanding the authorities to release her, near a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family) in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Supporters of founder Rosa Verduzco protest, demanding the authorities to release her, near a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family) in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Federal police officers stand guard as supporters of Rosa Verduzco protest, demanding the authorities to release her, near a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family) in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Federal police officers stand guard as supporters of Rosa Verduzco protest, demanding the authorities to release her, near a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family) in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Federal police officers stand guard as supporters of Rosa Verduzco protest, demanding the authorities to release her, near a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family) in the western city of Zamora July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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