Forget me Not powerfully conveys the story of the UK’s stolen generation

Parents Rights Blog

IT was all for the best, apparently, the practice of rounding up children and sending them as far away as possible to conditions of near slavery.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.theaustralian.com.au

Not being in any position to consent to the arrangement, the more than 3000 youngsters who came to Australia from the UK formed a second kind of stolen generation in this country, with all the attendant trauma. The last consignment arrived as recently as 1970.

In the past few years there have been attempts at reparation and the restoration of family ties, if such is possible. Those efforts provide the scaffolding forForget Me Not, which is concerned with reaching to the heart of the considerable damage done.

Tom Holloway’s play, a co-commission between Sydney’s Belvoir and Liverpool’s Everyman and Playhouse, divides its time between Australia and the UK as deeply hurt and hostile Gerry (Colin Moody) is pushed towards…

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About Sabine Kurjo McNeill

I'm a mathematician and system analyst formerly at CERN in Geneva and became an event organiser, software designer, independent web publisher and online promoter of Open Justice. My most significant scientific contribution is www.smartknowledge.space
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3 Responses to Forget me Not powerfully conveys the story of the UK’s stolen generation

  1. Ann says:

    What’s happening to ‘our’ stolen babies? Who are the thieves working for? Who are they supplying and for what purpose?

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  2. colin smart says:

    But will adoptingt hem against mother’s wishes be any different?

    Like

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