On their own ? Britain?s child migrants

Message board - share your memories

Are you a former child migrant? Or has your family been affected by child migration from Britain to Commonwealth countries. We would love to hear from you. Please share your memories on our message board.

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Tuesday 05 March 2013 02:54 GMT

Is the plight of our current 'unaccompanied minor' refugees any better than that of these remarkable children? Are we acknowledging their needs? Listen to the children.


Tuesday 05 March 2013 02:53 GMT

Confronting, thought provoking and moving. A powerful and very important exhibition.


Tuesday 05 March 2013 02:52 GMT

An excellent and moving exhibition - so well put together. Among all the tragic stories it was heartening to listen to a few stories where some of the child migrants believe their experiences were positive. As a mother of now grown up children much of the exhibition was gut wrenching!


Tuesday 05 March 2013 02:49 GMT

I can remember 'buying' photos of children under the care of Barnardos in the UK as a child - I'm now horrified at the concept and what this fundraising effort really meant - I chose to emigrate in the 60s but those children I 'bought' - who knows what happened, what choices they had.


Tuesday 05 March 2013 01:03 GMT

What a brilliant exhibition! You have covered every aspect of the child immigrants. Well done! Exceptional! Very insightful and educational. I am very glad I had the opportunity to view such an excellent exhibition. Thank you.

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