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Dionne Quintuplets (born May 28, 1934) are the first quintuplets known to survive their infancy. The sisters were born just outside Callander, Ontario, near the village of Corbeil. After four months with their family, they were made wards of the King for the next nine years under the Dionne Quintuplets' Guardianship Act, 1935. The government and those around them began to profit by making them a significant tourist attraction in Ontario. It was a sad story.
Born May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets, photographed here with the first Minister of the Crown for Ontario, Canada. The first known quints to survive infancy, they became wards of the king under the Dionne Quintuplets’ Guardianship Act, 1935 for the first decade of their lives, and, somewhat bizarrely, a popular tourist attraction
POLAND. 1948. Teresa, a child in a residence for disturbed children, grew up in a concentration camp. She drew a picture of “home” on the blackboard.