Jane Campbell: Loss

Jane was born in 1959 in Surrey and attended a local special school from age six to age sixteen. She then went on to a residential special college in Coventry, going on from there to University.

Here Jane recalls friends dying when she was a child.

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I had one friend and she died and that was pretty crap. And anyone else that I vaguely was friends with, they normally died too because death was part of the culture, you know. You had some pretty poorly people, children I mean, in those schools. It was not an environment of learning and optimism is all I can say.

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