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Topic Tuesday for They Called Me Number One

"It does not take long to brainwash a child, and those of us who spent years at the school soon learned to fear physical contact.”

On this weeks Topic Tuesday Meredith picks a quote from page 90 of They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School by Bev Sellars.


“Each generation of women in my family learned during their time at residential school not to touch and that there was no touching except when you were being abused in one way or another. It does not take long to brainwash a child, and those of us who spent years at the school soon learned to fear physical contact.”

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