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October 11, 2010

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babelbabe

i think it would break my heart.

babelbabe

also, though, can I just say I found that website weirdly hilarious? "Family Fun! At the Foundling Museum!" I mean, seriously???

Steph

I noticed that "Family Fun!" thing, too. Weirdly hilarious is exactly right.

sara

Oh lord, the tokens ... absolutely heart-rendering as Anne Shirley might say.

Three books that might interest you in relation to this topic:

Tattycoram by Audrey Thomas (novel)
http://www.amazon.ca/Tattycoram-Audrey-Thomas/dp/0864924313

Cirrus Flux by Matthew Skeleton (kids novel)
http://www.amazon.ca/Story-Cirrus-Flux-Matthew-Skelton/dp/0141320370/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1286823227&sr=1-1

A Home for Foundlings by Marthe Jocelyn (fantastic picture book/non-fiction)
http://www.marthejocelyn.com/a_home_for_foundlings_25285.htm

Steph Burgis

Oh, that is heartbreaking and fascinating. I will definitely be visiting that museum one day!

Thea

As an European orphan, who passed through an orphanage in London, before being fostered/adopted, this touches me greatly. I must check out the exhibition.

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