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Survivors receive truth, still seek reconciliation – Regina Leader-Post

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 2015421 Views

June 3, 2015

REGINA — Greg Murdock took another step in his healing journey Tuesday.

The many types of abuse Murdock suffered during five years at a residential school, from 1957 to 1962, caused him to shut down as a boy. He was 12 when he left Cecilia Jeffrey Indian Residential School in Kenora, Ont., and turned to drugs and alcohol as a teenager in an attempt to numb the trauma.

“Talking about it helped me to find myself again,” Murdock said.

“That same little seven-year-old boy that went there in the first place — who was quite a happy little boy — I rediscovered him when I was 21.”

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