Tuesday, October 21, 2014     Volume: 29, Issue: 12
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Home again: A glimpse of the final days of the De Groot Nursing Home for Children

In a lot of ways, Sjany de Groot is back where she was more than 30 years ago, when she and her husband began caring for sick children when they left Holland after the war. “It’s over,” de Groot said now. “I’m free.” There was a restrained sadness beneath those words, however. The De Groot Nursing Home for Children is noticeably emptier these days. All the children were still present on a recent visit, but the last of the paid nurses had been let go. Two of the children were just days away from being transferred... [ Read Article ]