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The Children of Woodlands - Update (W5)


Catalogue Number:  CTV366
Producer:  CTV
Subject:  Abuse, Canadian Social Issues, Criminal Justice & Law
Language:  English
Grade Level:  Adult
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2007
Running Time:  20


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Woodlands School, a complex of forbidding buildings in New Westminster, British Columbia was opened in the 19th century as an insane asylum. It changed over the years, became what was supposed to be a refuge, a place where the mentally disabled - or just the kids who no one else wanted - could come and be safe. But reports of physical and sexual abuse have been circulating for years, right up until the school was closed in 1996.


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