Outside the Gate
Silenced once but silent no more, June tells her true story. At four years old, June was separated from her mother and her brother, Freddie. She and Freddie were thrown under the wheels of the child welfare system and they and their mother were forever lost to one another.
Now June raises her voice and invites the world to go with her on the journey as a Ward of the Crown in Ontario, Canada. She tells her tragic story of a child born outside the gate. Moving from her pleasant early years in one of the last standing orphanages in Canada, she enters the foster care system. There she experiences violence and cruelty that threatens her life.
This is a story of survival, a voice raised in memory of all children who have lost the battle and for the children who are still suffering. Throwing off the dark clothes of shame and fear, June invites you to join her in her dance of freedom.
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