Parents, and Other Best Kept Secrets of the Orphanage
January 20, 2013 Length: 19:24Orphanages filled with children that have parents? Kids graduating from school, but never learning how to read? Nermien Riad talks about startling problems she encountered when starting Coptic Orphans in Egypt 25 years ago, and how she discovered ready answers in the living traditions of Egypt's Orthodox Church.
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