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9 September 2014

​This morning's witness is giving evidence to the Inquiry from behind a screen. She is being addressed as 'Mrs A' to protect her identity. 'Mrs A' is being questioned by Inquiry counsel, Harriet Jerram. She is describing her childhood. She had two spells in care at the Sacre-Coeur home in Jersey, run by nuns. She said it was a 'strict regime', the children didn't have any rights and harsh punishments included being hit by a metal spoon and spending the night with your head covered by a sheet that was tucked under the mattress.

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