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"This is reveal a mallet we've been hearing about the children's stucco. Now rue the tiny island nation in the South Pacific, the refugees asylum seekers who tried to reach Australia by boat, but that country didn't want them and instead sent them to an immigrant attention camp on now rue Olivia Rousse originally reported this story for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation show background briefing their partners on today's episode. Olivia neru is an independent country. So why did it take on all of these refugees from Australia? What's amazing is that? Now rue was once one of the world's richest countries in terms of GDP per capita. But all that money came from one resource phosphate from thousands of years of accumulated guano, basically bird poo from seabirds make guess what happened there. All the bird poop ran out. Yeah. Pretty much strip mining left their whole island environmentally ravaged and broke. Okay. So now, this island has no resources need some way to bring in money. That's exactly right. And a stray Leah pays. Now rue about fifteen hundred dollars per person per month in visa faze alone. That's more than ten million dollars just in the last financial year, which is close to ten percent of the country's GDP. So Australia's been paying now rude to keep hundreds of families in this detention camp for five years in a Livia you've been reporting on how the kids who have almost nothing to do. And no clear future can start to just shut down. Yeah. They do a number of children's stopped eating and drinking and talking and just as one of the doctors on the island, right? Like hold up in a fetal position hidden under blankets in dark rooms unresponsive to anyone they weren't in. A coma. But they may as well have been it's cold resignation syndrome. That is a really horrible name. Just the idea of kids giving up being resigned to their fates. It is and it's one of the most persistent mental health conditions for children on now rue because their situation off is the perfect storm of conditions for it to take hold. They've got histories that marked by trauma. And now this offering from."