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DIVIDED BY TWO AT NUDGEE part two

Written by a former resident of St. Vincent’s Home Nudgee 15th September 1999
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DIVIDED BY TWO AT NUDGEE part three

Written by a former resident of St. Vincent’s Home Nudgee 15th September 1999
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Who has the right to take babies away from willing mothers?

The forced adoption era created such a long-lasting ripple effect of pain, grief and loss, that some days it's hard to see past it. The practices of such a time make me feel like a commodity.
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Apologies

I recently attended my first Apology/anniversay event. As I listened to the speakers talk about adoption without referring to the babies, I was swept away by grief that triggered my sense of being invisible and unheard ...
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Late Discovery at 43

I was born in Paddington, NSW. My mother left hospital after a week, while I stayed for a month and then another 2, while my parents satisfied building requirements for my adoption.
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The Journey Continues

I could never try to understand the pain my birth parents went through all though years ago, but the message to them is enjoy what we have now and what we will share in the future. To my mum and dad (both passed) the life lessons and support you gave make me who I am today. I am because of you all.
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