Stories from adults who have been in care
The stories of adults who have been in care are frequently those of separation, loss and rediscovery.
The experiences of some of the former pupils of the Foundling Hospital,such as the separation from foster families, corporal punishment and the emotional deprivation suffered at school can be shocking to us now. But, when viewed in the context of the time, sadly, they are not unusual.
Listening to their stories helps us to understand the long-term needs of the vulnerable children we help, so that they can have better chances and go on to lead happy and fulfilling lives.
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