"A Place for Konnisola" (Documentary)
Air Date: Oct 17, 2013 12:00 AM ET
It really does take a village. The inspiring story of a pediatrician, a lawyer, a friend, a sister, a mother and most of all a remarkable Toronto nurse, who came together to give an orphan refugee girl a home.
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