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‘Sins of a Child’

'No longer a number - my name is Rosie'. Rosie grew up as number 20280. Her experience as a state ward left her with post-traumatic stress disorder. She's now in recovery and a Remembered Australian and has made a short film about her experiences.

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In the Shadow of Eden

In her short film In the Shadow of Eden, filmmaker Rachael Romero comes to grips with the physical, sexual and emotional abuse she suffered at the hands of her religion-fixated father while growing up in rural South Australia. The film includes memories of her time in the Good Shepherd Sisters' laundry at The Pines in Plympton, Adelaide.