Big big mother
May 16, 2014 09:50
Jewish Australian Geraldine Cox looks after her Cambodian orphans like a mother hen guarding her brood.
A resident caregiver with a young girl at the orphanage; (left) Children during playtime at Sunrise Children’s Village.
(photo credit:TIBOR KRAUSZ)
SOK LIM, a jolly little chap with a ready smile and prematurely well-mannered mien, arrived at the Sunrise Children’s Village orphanage last July. His mother, an alcoholic, brought six-year-old Sok Lim and his five-year-old sister, Chanthai, to Geraldine Cox, the children’s home founder, intent on getting rid of them.“She said, ‘I have a new husband and he doesn’t want them so I don’t want them either.