Conversation between friends, Anne and Betty, about their experiences of the Holy Cross dispute, part of the Northern Ireland Troubles, and being from different sides of a divided community.
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BBC Radio Ulster, Belfast
Orr, Betty, 1950- (female, retired teacher), Tanney, Anne, 1945- (female, Retired teacher)
BBC Radio Ulster
Betty describes her childhood and the fact she was adopted. Anne talks about attacks on her home in the Ardoyne area of Belfast. Anne remembers the day Betty came to her school with a bunch of flowers during the Holy Cross dispute. They discuss the importance of knowing a child's background and Anne tells Betty how much her friendship means.
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