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WHO DO YOU LOOK LIKE, MY SON?

I WASN'T GIVEN ANY OTHER OPTION BUT ADOPTION. THIS LETTER WHICH WAS PRINTED IN THE LETTERS SECTION OF A NEWSPAPER, 23 YEARS LATER, CLEARLY SHOWS THE LINGERING EFFECTS OF THE BRAINWASHING THAT TOOK PLACE IN THOSE HOMES.
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THE 'BAD GIRLS'

I was put into St Mary's Home Toowong. I'd had an unplanned pregnancy to my boyfriend of 2 years. I had just moved interstate, I didn't know Brisbane, didn't know where Toowong was and I didn't have any money. Nobody helped us or gave us any advice, quite the contrary.
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HELP FROM THE CHURCH

The Church was more interested in prying into our sex lives than actually helping us.
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Religions in Adoption part 1

No choice, No counselling, No compassion, No understanding. We girls, women-child were made to feel so guilty, dirty and cheap. Some nuns were she devils and yet the odd one a source of comfort I believe all religions involved in the practice owe us an apology as well.
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Religions in Adoption part 2

‘God forgive me’, I cried. ‘For what?’ He replied, and yet I never heard his words for many, many years.
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Religions in Adoption part 3

Until you heal the wounds of your past, you are going to bleed, take the core of those wounds that are holding you in your past, your memories and make peace with them. Only then, hopefully, will the bleeding stop.
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