Forced Adoptions History Project
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Me part 2
My working life began with a few mundane jobs to be followed by a position in window display at Myer’s department store.
The Question part 1
Still lingering deep was the question that had kept me angry for a lifetime. A few years ago I had sought my birth certificate but this threw no light on the begging question; who was my father?
The Question part 2
Learn from yesterday. Live for today. Hope for tomorrow . The important thing is not to stop questioning. Albert Einstein (1897 – 1955)
No longer condemned by the failing of others
And you, my father, there on the sad height, Curse, bless, me now with your fierce tears, I pray. Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light Dylan Thomas, 1952
Conference of Churches of Christ
"the urgent need for legislation which will provide for the legal adoption of children."
DIVIDED BY TWO AT NUDGEE
Written by a former resident of St. Vincent’s Home Nudgee 15th September 1999