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Industrial Schools were not Schools

The lyrics are here to explain as so is the song Verse 1 Oh why were families seen as sacred crimes then sentenced to do hard time Claimed to be the penance ...

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Comment by jack colleton on December 31, 2020 at 15:25

shared on twitter.

Comment by pauline jackson on January 3, 2021 at 11:12

thay were there to destroy us making rosery beads and cleaning waxing would never get us jobs..knowing nothing about the outside world .full of inferiorte complex we needed years to catch up.Many never did..perends beforebchildhood .all we leart about babys was never to treat them as nuns treated them..

Comment by jack colleton on January 3, 2021 at 12:38

Nailed It!

Comment by kenneth mahony on September 29, 2021 at 9:06

Ferryhouse , "farmed" the boys out to work on local farms and dig the local swimming pool out . The swimming pool of which the town is so proud , not refferring to the fact the the " industrial boys" dug the pit while fed twice daily on bread and dripping ?

i assume this was the norm , as there was no staff on hand or visiting whom could teach any one anything except how to sew , carve , or dig ?


Comment by jack colleton on September 29, 2021 at 13:30

Right again kenneth!  A familiar theme! 

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