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Holly Cairns: Calculating redress based on length of time in an institution is just wrong
Woman's signature forged on letter saying nuns from Mother and Baby Home 'deserve a medal'
'Illegitimate children could contaminate the morals of society so had to be hidden and illegally adopted'
'We were told our mothers were prostitutes and ne'er-do-wells. My mother was a senior civil servant, aged 30'
Philomena Lee says Ireland must ensure mother and baby home 'atrocities' never happen again
'My mother was tied to the bed and when she couldn't push, one of the nuns sat on her chest'