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Mr DA gives evidence of being placed at St Joseph's Orphanage at a young age and then moved to Marylands School in 1955 at the age of 11. He describes being groomed and sexually abused at Marylands by Brother Thaddeus. Mr DA shares his experiences at other State care institutions including several psychiatric hospitals. He gives evidence about how these experiences have had an extreme impact on his life.  


Transcript of Mr DA at the Marylands School public hearing

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