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Offline Kirkwood1978

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Re: Scottish Orphanage
« Reply #54 on: Sunday 13 April 14 18:45 BST (UK) »
If anyone with experience of Smyllum Park could read my post it would be greatly appreciated.

http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=683885.0

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Kerry

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Re: Scottish Orphanage
« Reply #55 on: Sunday 17 September 17 18:51 BST (UK) »
My name is John Mcsharry and I spent a year in Smyllum from 1972. Unfortunately I have a few bad memories and very few good ones.
I would like to hear from anyone who spent time in Smyllum in the same year as myself.

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Re: Scottish Orphanage
« Reply #56 on: Sunday 17 September 17 19:07 BST (UK) »
Hello John. Sorry to hear about your experience in Smyllum. I was there for three years but it was before your time. I understand though some if what kids went through there.
Have you thought about contacting the Child Abuse Inquiry at
www.childabuseinquiry.scot

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Re: Scottish Orphanage
« Reply #57 on: Monday 18 September 17 11:26 BST (UK) »
Thanks for replying Agnieszka,
It something I've being putting off for many years. I know the year I spent in Smyllum has affected me throughout my life. I'll let you know if I can pluck up the courage to give them a call.
Many thank.