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September 24, 2018

Hi, I’m Polly @pollybraden 
In 2017 the writer, Sally Williams and I spent a lot of time driving between Bristol, London and West Bromwich visiting the ten people who feature in our new book, Out of the Shadows: The untold story of people with learning disabilities.
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The first photo I would like to share is of Roy. Aged 14, Roy went into the gym at Saltwells children’s home with a box of matches and set fire to a pile of mattresses. He stood outside and watched the dramatic blaze. He says he saw it as a way of ending his ordeal.
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Hi, I’m Polly @pollybraden
In 2017 the writer, Sally Williams and I spent a lot of time driving between Bristol, London and West Bromwich visiting the ten people who feature in our new book, Out of the Shadows: The untold story of people with learning disabilities.
.
.
The first photo I would like to share is of Roy. Aged 14, Roy went into the gym at Saltwells children’s home with a box of matches and set fire to a pile of mattresses. He stood outside and watched the dramatic blaze. He says he saw it as a way of ending his ordeal.
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