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# terri harrison

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2022
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'Who paid for my flight? Who gave permission to take me out of England?'
Terri Harrison, who was taken from England to Ireland against her will in the 1970s because she was pregnant, wants answers.
Terri Harrison was taken from England to Ireland against her will in 1973 because she was pregnant and unmarried
She was forced into two different mother and baby institutions and her son was adopted without her consent
Decades later, she is still searching for answers, Órla Ryan reports
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'Pregnant from Ireland' - A term many people didn't know until recently, even the women themselves
Redacted Lives, a new podcast series about mother and baby homes, was released this week.
Redacted Lives, a new podcast series about mother and baby homes, was released this week
Episode one explores a certain term you may not have heard before: 'Pregnant from Ireland'
Some women labelled PFIs were brought back from the UK to Ireland against their will, like Terri Harrison
Redacted Lives: The first episode of our new documentary series is out now
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'They're waiting for more of us to die': Women whose children were taken react to redress scheme
The Government’s long-awaited Mother and Baby Homes redress scheme was unveiled during the week.
The Government's €800 million Mother and Baby Homes redress scheme was unveiled during the week
Women say basing compensation on their length of stay in an institution is "absolutely disgraceful"
The exclusion of many people born in institutions is a "divide and conquer" strategy, survivors tell Órla Ryan
'She had no choice': High Court told Philomena Lee did not consent to her son being adopted
'No understanding of trauma': Survivors hit out at 6-month rule & legal waiver in redress scheme
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'The Irish Handmaid's Tale': Mother and Baby Home survivor says reality was worse than fiction
“We were just like machines for them, they definitely dehumanised us.”