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Greeks 'too poor' to care for children

22 May 2012 Last updated at 17:55 BST

The economic crisis in Greece is forcing families to seek help from children's homes according to one charity.

SOS Children says in many cases parents are asking if their children can be taken into care, because they can't afford to look after them.

The BBC's Tim Wilcox reports from Thessaloniki.