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Speech on the impact of the stolen generation.
Our generation, The Stolen generation, 60 years ago was corrupted by our so called ‘Country leaders’. It has been impacted greatly from the means of the federal parliament snatching our kids right from underneath our noses with force. These kids could have had a future of becoming what they wanted with the support of their beloved aboriginal families. I know you cannot change what parliament has done back then, but the only thing you can do is apologise to the aboriginals out there who have suffered. Apologise to the parents who have spent so many years raising their kids to lose them from under their noses. Apologise to the kids for forcing them to be deported at will. On behalf of all the aboriginals who have been mentally and physically scarred, we ask for an apology for what this torment has done to us. For what this permanent imprint in our lives has done to us.
When I was stolen from my home and my family 60 years ago, I didn’t know what would happen to me. I didn’t know what the ‘White families’ would do to me. Would they enslave me? Would they hurt me? I was very confused and scared. As well as many other aboriginals that were taken from their families in that era. Being taken without warning from your family is a very scary thing at a young age. I was taken at the age of 13 and was extremely Scared and worried if I was going to get killed on the way. Those caps were madness and I hated it there. What the parliament has done to us to try and break us apart due to our nationality was so violent it caused some to turn to madness. We as a community deserve an apology from the parliament.
As a sign of respect we should receive an apology for the entire trauma caused. We look up to you to run our country and to help us through hard times but if anything you have caused us the hardship in our life and you have physically and mentally snatched us from our own minds. The ability of equality and freedom has been

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