This Woman Stole Children From The Poor To Give To The Rich
Georgia Tann orchestrated the seizure of thousands of kids — all under the pretense of doing good.Special Collections Dept/The Uni
Babies were snatched off the streets by strangers in passing cars. Or taken from day-care centers or church basements where they played. Or stolen from hospitals, right after birth, passed from doctor to nurse to a uniformed “social worker” — before vanishing in an instant.
Some were dropped into dismal orphanages; others were sent to a new family, their identities wiped, no questions asked. Most would never see their birth parents again. View post →
All the children have experienced a very deprived emotional environment. Dr Birch considered that X was functioning at a ‘considerable below average age for a child of his age’ such that a definition of learning disability could be applied, although she accepted this could have been influenced by his deprivation and/or his early meningitis. She considered Y had experienced a very deprived emotional environment.