Barnardo’s continues to provide support for disabled children to this day. He had one eye, as a result of an accident, but otherwise was “strong and hearty”.
Fred Forty was born in 1875 in Cheltenham and admitted November 1888 aged 13. While in the Home for Sick Children he behaved well but it came to light that he began stealing and, it was believed, at the instigation of his father or sister.
This is the horrific moment a woman is tied to a tractor and beaten to death by a mob - after she was accused of being a child kidnapper.
Mentally disabled Otera Bibi, 42, had been living with her parents but wandered from her home to a nearby village in West Bengal, India, last Tuesday.
Police arrived later in the afternoon and rushed Otera to Jangipur sub-divisional hospital but she died of her injuries after the attack in the Murshidabad district.
Langweilig ist das nie, viel zu viel muss unbeachtet bleiben.
Die Bilanz eines Jahres, in dem sich auch in dieser kleinen Kolumne viele Lieblinge ganz groß hervorgetan haben.