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Alex Kaspin is a non-binary survivor who was taken into State care as a young child and experienced more than 20 placements before being discharged from care at the age of 17. Alex will share their experiences of sexual, psychological and physical abuse while in foster care and the impacts that this abuse has had on them. Within this, Alex will talk about their continued experience with Oranga Tamariki after leaving care and what drove them to choose an open adoption for their own two tamariki.

Witness Statement of Alex Kaspin

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So far, more than 2,644 survivors have shared their experience. Join them. Ā mohoa nei, neke atu i te 2,644 purapura ora kua kōrero mai i ō rātou haerenga. Hono mai.

We cannot make any findings, reach conclusions or make recommendations without hearing the voices of those who have the lived experience of state or faith-based care.

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