Thursday, May 27, 2010

Long road to reconciliation

Sorry Day, May 26, opens up wounds for those taken away from their families by the state.

Taken from his mother as a baby, Lee Willis-Ardler, learnt to direct his anger into positive change:

Lee Willis-Ardler is a straight talker and prone to using colourful, fiery language. But when he is asked about ‘being stolen’ from his mother as a newborn, he is lost for words.

“I go through periods thinking about it,” he eventually said after a long pause. “There’s an anger about it and it doesn’t go away.”

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