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Special-needs boy lived in elderly home over lack of foster carers

20 January 2014 Last updated at 18:38 GMT

A pupil at a special needs school in Belfast had to live in an old people's home because of a lack of emergency foster carers, the BBC has learned.

The student at Tor Bank School, on the outskirts of east Belfast, spent four months with elderly people.

Tara Mills reports.

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