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Yanyuwa man John Moriarty was forcibly removed from his family in Borroloola when other children his age were starting pre-school and placed in several boy’s homes before being moved to St Francis Home in Adelaide, where he found solace playing football on the field next door.

“The game elevated me from out in the bush, from being in a home, from being taken away from my mum when I was four,” he says.

From that difficult start, Mr Moriaty went on to become the first Aboriginal…



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