How J.K. Rowling's fear led her to charity

In 2004, author J.K. Rowling nearly turned the page when she happened upon a photo of a boy with special needs living in an institution in the Czech Republic, featured pictured in a caged bed in the Sunday Times newspaper. Instead, she read on, and eventually founded Lumos, now working to end the instituionalisation of children around the world. In this exclusive interview with Christiane Amanpour of CNN International, J.K. Rowling discusses her inspiration for founding Lumos, the impact of institutionalisation on child development and attachment, and how orphanage volunteering and foreign donations are harming vulnerable children around the world. 

To view the video recording of the interview on CNN's website, please click the link above. 

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