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Adoption apology 'long time coming'

Sydney : Australia | Sep 19, 2012 at 6:28 PM PDT
Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell has delivered an apology over the policy of previous government to remove children from unwed mothers. Mr O'Farrell told a packed gallery that Parliament acknowledged the traumatic effects of the policy of forced adoptions that was pursued right up to the 1970s.... FULL ARTICLE AT Australian Broadcasting Corporation
 
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