It is unlikely unless you can establish a certain level of relationship with the children that is beyond merely aunt/uncle. If you stood in loco parentis to the children, then you can petition the court for visitation rights. In loco parentis would be, essentially, that it was as if you were their parent. You will need to consult with an attorney in your area.
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