Articles by Ula Ilnytzky

Orphan Reunited With N.Y. Relatives

  • 03 March 06
  • The Associated Press
For six long years, Raisa Skakun lived in an orphanage in Odessa, waiting for word that would reunite her with her grandmother and brother in Brooklyn, New York. Then, a twice- rejected application to bring the 12-year-old to the United States was suddenly approved.

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