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BABY TRAFFIC PROBE IS ON part 1

A page 3 story in Melbourne’s, 30 March 1950, Argus newspaper reports that the Labor MP has announced that the illegal practice of charging for adoption was widespread in Australia’s capitals.
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BABY TRAFFIC PROBE IS ON Part 2

Frustrated by the lack of action, in a confidential letter to Victoria’s Chief Secretary in July 1951, the Federal MP asks for the American doctor, and an operator of the notorious Avonhurst Private Hospital, to be investigated.
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Corruption

Despite his best efforts, the campaigning MP’s cause was going nowhere. He has been diligent but by 1953 he has hit a dead end.
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It’s only Natural

Reality leaves a lot to the imagination. John Lennon (1940 – 1980)
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Discovery part 1

In 2012, by listing Avonhurst Private Hospital on Facebook, I found another adoptee born at that hospital.
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Discovery part 2

At around the age of 40, in the 1990’s, I visited my adopting couple where they had retired in Gippsland, Victoria, and didn’t directly ask as to whether I was a bought baby.
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