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Old 5th Feb 2013, 18:49
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Reading the Executive summary it provides a different viewpoint to what some on here would have you believe.

I have no doubt that there were cases of abuse but given the 10,000 people covered and 14,000 total admissions which include multiple admissions it seems that many people were willing to stay there given the alternate of nothing.

Religious orders insist their role was to provide refuge - National News -

Sadly Ireland is not the only place where people have been badly treated by Govts where people locked up in institutions or children sent abroad as witnessed by BBC in last couple of days
On their own - Britain's child migrants

PM - Parents seek compensation for Stolen Generation 04/02/2013
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