Monday, October 07, 2019

Hmm …

… 'I've never told anyone': Stories of life in Indian boarding schools | MPR News. (Hat tip, Rus Bowden.)

The story says that  “her parents were separated from their families and sent to federal government-run boarding schools as children.” But then it says that “they would pee their pants and then the nuns would take them out [of the closet] and beat them for peeing their pants.”
A federal government-run school employing nuns? (I was taught by nuns whose order forbade corporal punishment, but I certainly heard of nuns who sounded brutal.) But I do think this story could use some clarification.

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