One response to “Juanita’s photos”

  1. Hi There

    I was in Nudgee orphanage at least twice between the ages of 1 year and my 9th year. I did have a bad experience with one of the senior kids who were given far too much supervision of kids. Although it did niot effect me in later life the memory of it is still there in the mind

    They did give me an education while I was there but it was avery impersonal place.

    I can remember lining up for morning tea given a slice of bread and we had to dip it into a dish of honey

    There were two spearte parts for boys and girls.

    Funny enough my mother and her 3 brothers were also at Nudgee. I went back to have a look at the place abiut 3 years ago



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