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Recommended Viewing – We Were Children (Trigger Warning)

WE WERE CHILDREN As young children, Lyna and Glen were taken from their homes and placed in church-run boarding schools. The trauma of this experience was made worse by years of untold physical, sexual and emotional abuse, the effects of … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day – Repost from October 10, 2012

“Cultural identity is not just an add-on to the best interests of the child. We would all agree that the safety of the child is paramount. No child should live in fear. No child should starve. No child should live … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“Cultural identity is not just an add-on to the best interests of the child. We would all agree that the safety of the child is paramount. No child should live in fear. No child should starve. No child should live … Continue reading

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