CBS News chief foreign correspondent Lara Logan reported exclusively this year on the rescue of 24 starving orphans by the 82nd Airborne Division and Iraqi soldiers in Baghdad.
The boys were discovered emaciated, wounded and tied to beds. Troops brought the boys to safety, and they are were being nursed back to health.
Since, Logan hasin their new orphanage, and found them more comfortable, but still trapped in a life very different than that an American special needs child would live.
She, sadly, that on July 23, 2007, one of the boys, young Saddam Ali Abbas, died from his many health problems.
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